Monday, July 18, 2011

Oh, What a Lovely War! (Not the Musical)

The Petraeus legacy: dead Brit troops.

Soldiers were banned from shooting Taliban fighters planting mines – to avoid waking Afghan locals, a former Royal Marine has revealed.

Craig Smith, 36, said US military chiefs routinely frustrated frontline forces by ordering them to exercise “courageous restraint”.

Ah, yes, 'corragio.' We're in the 'stan exactly..........why...........again?

HT: Zippers

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