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Western Leaders Keep Silent on Afghanistan Murders

DLWright Wrote: Dec 28, 2012 9:32 AM
The Afgan people still live in 1200AD. They are not going to be moving into the 21st century any time soon. The only modern instruments they have are guns. In fact, they want the world to move back with them, and accept Islam as the only religion, or die.

Early in 2012, I opened a column with this question: "Is there a single public official who is examining -- who cares about -- the murder spree by Afghan security forces against Western troops and security contractors in Afghanistan?"

Nearly one year has passed, during which 62 Americans and other Westerners have been killed by Afghan forces "inside the wire." The president has yet to call for "meaningful change"; in fact, he has said nothing about it. The Congress has said nothing about it. During the presidential campaign, Mitt Romney said nothing about it. Such silence is a national disgrace, but it's...