August 7, 2014
General Greene's Death and the Afghan Mission
Max Boot, Commentary
The Associated Press
The death of General Greene and the wounding of a number of other NATO personnel is all the more dismaying because the perpetrator was an Afghan soldier. Such incidents of “green on blue” violence have the potential to turn Americans against the entire Afghan endeavor. Why should we help them, many wonder, if even Afghan soldiers want to kill our troops?
A little perspective is in order.