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     Petraeus Reviews Directive That Limits Afghan Civilian Death 

 

Washington Post Excerpt: To the U.S. soldiers getting pounded with thunderous mortar rounds in their combat outpost near Kandahar, it seemed like a legitimate request: allow them to launch retaliatory mortar shells or summon an airstrike against their attackers. The incoming fire was landing perilously close to a guard station, and the soldiers, using a high-powered camera, could clearly see the insurgents shooting: Click Here

DJMS Commentary: In response to whether or not soldiers are dying, directly as a result of holding back, officials said, "We have not found a single situation where a soldier has lost his life because he was not allowed to protect himself." --However, the longer it takes to win the war, the more American soldiers will die. It appears that would be the complaint that they are not being able to win the war.

Debra J.M. Smith -  07-09-10
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