Wednesday, February 23, 2011

BAD JOKE OF THE WEEK from our Gen. Petraeus in Afghanitan

Gen. Petraeus not only is disengenous about being successful in Afghan Surge. He is now standing up as the worst-jokester in Afghanistan–the Afghanis are not laughing.–kas

Gen. Petraeus Suggests Afghan Parents Intentionally Burned Children


Tension is rising between U.S. and Afghan officials after reports that 64 Afghan civilians may have been killed in NATO attacks last week. The Washington Post reports that U.S. Army General David H. Petraeus suggested Sunday in a closed meeting that pro-Taliban Afghans might have burned their own children or invented stories to exaggerate claims of civilian casualties. Afghan officials present at the meeting were said to have been shocked by Petraeus’s comment. One Afghan official said, "Killing 60 people, and then blaming the killing on those same people, rather than apologizing for any deaths? This is inhuman."

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