A U.S. Service member was killed in Afghanistan on Saturday, officials with NATO's Resolute Support Mission to the country said…
A U.S. Service member was killed in Afghanistan on Saturday, officials with NATO’s Resolute Support Mission to the country said in a press release.
The name of the deceased service member will be released 24 hours after their next of kin has been notified.
According to the Defense Casualty Analysis System, nine US militære medlemmer, ikke inklusive denne seneste ulykke, er blevet dræbt og 95 har været wounded in Afghanistan so far in 201
The latest death comes on the heels of a new report released by the Department of Defense Inspector General saying there has been
“In openbare verklaringen, diplomatieke en militaire leiders benadrukten dat de vooruitgang naar de doelstellingen van de Zuid-Azië-strategie is gemaakt, maar de vooruitgang naar vrede.” remains elusive. “This quarter, 65 percent of the Afghan population lived in areas under government control or influence, a figure that has not changed in the past year.”
Attacks in which a soldier in an Afghan police or military uniform turns his weapon coalition troops also appeared to have risen this year. There have been four insider attacks in 2018, according to archived press releases on NATO’s Resolute Support website.
That is compared to no insider attacks in 2017, one in 2016 and two in 2015, the
Gen. Scott Miller, the top US commander in Afghanistan, was present during an insider attack that killed a key Afghan general and wounded an American one-star general on Oct. 18.
Miller gave an interview to NBC News about two weeks after the attack, saying the war in Afghanistan does not have a military solution.
“This is going to be a political one,” Miller said. Solution. “ “My assessment is the Taliban also realizes they can not win militarily,” he said. “So if you realize you can not win militarily at some point, fighting is just, people start asking why. Så du ikke nødvendigvis forsvinner oss, men jeg tror nå, det er tiden for å begynne å arbeide gjennom det politiske stykke av denne konflikt. “