Skip to comments.Official: Gunman in killing of U.S. officers identified as Afghan intelligence officer
Posted on 02/26/2012 6:08:41 AM PST by tobyhill
Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai called for calm Sunday after outrage over the burning of Qurans at a U.S. base sparked deadly protests and led to the shooting deaths of two U.S. military officers.
A gunman who shot them Saturday in the highly secured Afghan Ministry of Interior was a junior intelligence officer with ties to a Pakistani religious school, an Afghan counter-terrorism official said.
Last week, two American soldiers were gunned down at a base in eastern Afghanistan. That incident was also blamed on the Quran burnings.
Even as Karzai called for calm Sunday, there was an explosion and small arms fire at Combat Outpost Fortitude in northern Afghanistan, where about 400 people were protesting, according to Capt. David Yaryar, spokesman for NATO's International Security Assistance Force (ISAF).
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I think we should have a National Burn a Koran Day!
Time to pull out and let the savages kill each other.
Nuke it from space, just to be sure
Okay, “Off with his head!”.....That`s the way they`d do it...If they could get close enough.
“Time to pull out and let the savages kill each other.”
You are correct. No matter how long we stay, as soon as we leave they are going to revert to barbarism. Not that they ever really graduated from it.
We had a good reason for going in there, to destroy the terrorist infrastructure. But now we need to get our people out. We can deal with the terrorists in other ways.
Amb. Bolton: Obamas Apologies for US Incite Violence Abroad
Saturday, February 25, 2012 05:43 PM
By: David A. Patten
President Barack Obamas readiness to apologize for an apparently accidental Koran-burning incident is a signal of weakness that actually incites further unrest, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton says.
In an exclusive interview with Newsmax Saturday afternoon, Bolton said that President Obamas apologies are only making things worse.
Look, you apologize when youve done something wrong and you want to make amends, Bolton said. You dont apologize when makes you admit to a mistake that you havent made, and in fact in this case incites the people to do some of these things, because they think the apology is an admission of wrongdoing.
If 400 of them showed up outside a combat outpost, seems to me like we COULD have sent them a belt fed message...
You use an interesting term: barbarism.
His apology just drew attention to the matter.
Where is the apology, Hamid?
Probably the same type of “intelligence” officer who led Taliban operatives to take down the Chinook carrying all those brave SEALs last August.
no mess, no problem, no USA casualties
And, we are letting Afghan/Pakistani's into our bases without vetting them. . . Sounds like the US policy for President's and Senator's.
Should have been a dead giveaway - the words 'Afghan' and 'intelligence' in the same sentence? Not gonna happen.
Obama apologizes for accidental burning of Korans
Americans dead: 4
Appeasement is always worse than confrontation.
Agree to both of your posts.
Start pulling our troops out tomorrow morning and let the chips fall where they may.
Immediately STOP all financial aid. NOT ONE MORE DAMN PENNY!
Question: Is it considered incest when they have sex with their fathers goats?
What the heck are we doing there? Oil? Really, this is all about oil and maybe drugs.
All of this can readily be avoided. In fact I would dare say many Americans would suffer the increased cost of oil, if we knew 5 years from now we'd be truly supplying our own. And in an odd sort of way...I don't think the price would jump up as much as it does when Iran says...boo at the Hormuz.
Oil, our own oil, will equal jobs, reduced energy costs will bring some manufacturing back and we'll start paying off the debt.
It is not only time to get out of the Afghanistan, it is time to tell the ME...go to the hell of your own choosing.
I was thinking exactly the same thing....how “Afghan intelligence” is oxymoronic.
and may the last to leave set a match to a pile of fuel soaked koran’s......
AMERICANS FOR A MUSLIM FREE WORLD.
WE LEARNED ALL WE NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ISLAM ON 9/11.
Time to wipe Islam off the face of the earth.
My thought with the "intelligence officer" bit was that it generally means a more politically connected position - following regime's wishes/intents.
May 20, 2009
Military burns Bibles sent to troops in Afghanistan
Louisville Christian Examiner
A story hit the media today, stating that the U.S. Military made a choice to burn Bibles sent to soldiers on base in Afghanistan. The military has a policy that unsolicited religious materials are not allowed to be sent or distributed by military personnel. Central Command General Order No. 1 specifically forbids proselytizing of any faith, religion or practice and is to be strongly enforced in sectors which are predominantly Muslim, for fear such material distribution will be taken as an attempt on behalf of the U.S. to proselytize and convert the local people.
See above: No ObamaNation apology and no killings.
Churchill had a good definition of appeasement:
Negotiating with the crocodile to get eaten last.
Why not kill the bloody crocodile and eat the it.
“Time to pull out and let the savages kill each other”
Yes these people hate our guts. They don’t want us occupying their country. They are a bunch of 7th century barbarians that are ruled by a cult called Islam. They don’t appreciate what we are trying to do and the they want us out. This is just an excuse for them to vent their spleen about it. We need to get the Heck out of there and let them get back to their dancing boys and killing and raping each other with great abandonment. If they get sick of the Taliban they will get rid of them on their own.
Now we can’t even get 16 of our own people out of Eqypt including the kid of a cabinet member. It’s Carter redux. If we had a president with any guts he’d tell the Eqyptian military that a Blackhawk helicopter is going to land at the embassy at a certain time and pick up our folks and if anything untoward happens we are going to turn Eqypt into a glass skating rink. Thats what they understand. Strength and violence.
“..ties to a Pakistani religious school, an Afghan counter-terrorism official said.”
No doubt another saudi-funded madrassa.
Is this sumbish still breathing? IF SO, WHY????
Well - guess what? Can you say Ft. Hood Shooter - workplace incident?
This POS in our WH is beyond criminal. WHEN are the GOP elite in DC EVER going to grab a mic and say “THIS IS UNACCEPTABLE?”
Newt is the only one we hear from. Gee, golly - are we afraid to hurt someone’s feelings? This is WAR, darn it. WAR. ACT like it. WHY is the shooter in either Tuesday’s first killing of 2 American’s OR this dealy execution style killing of top brass on Saturday not D E A D from OUR guns immediately. Let me guess. We probably aren’t allowed any guns at our sides. OR maybe we have to call DC to ask “mother may I?” Take your pick. This is not a military, this is a dictatorship we are looking at from the White House.
Enough already. Call your congressman again and again and again. GET them the message.
What part of the 11th commandment they do not understand: thou shalt burn the Koran... so to speak.
One of the things they do in Madrassas is to burn the Koran, in fact, because the stuff in there matters not, it only is a uniform. What matters to the arab is that the “YOU” and the “I” can be hidden behind that uniform and way to infiltrate people.
THe whole thing is a scheme.
Muslims will tell you with a straight face that is not ok to drink, but only the first sip is sinful and got to be paid for to the Mullah. THAT IS IT.
In other words, they make those kids write those rules and then burn them, just for sports, wasting and trashing and mocking the entire process of philosophying on things in life.
It is savagery and murder 101.
NPR’s hate speech and accented voice are even more eggregious when that chick from the moderate Sufi branch which is against female circumcision and for a gentler affection of men and women was shut off early because it was not cold and hateful enough of a demure to them.
Communists envy the ways and cunnings of Islam, let us face it, and this is what NPR-Obama Zero systems is all about.
So they knew this all along and didn't do anything about it, because I have a hard time believing they'd conveniently find this out within hours of the murders.
His job application probably included "want to kill Americans." - Hired!