View Full Version : Afghan Military Deserters

10-16-2015, 10:43 AM
Journalist Matt Volz wrote for The Associated Press 15 October 2015:
An Afghan military officer who deserted last month while participating in a training program in the U.S. was arrested on a Washington-state bound Amtrak train... Last September, three Afghan military officers who were participating in a joint military training exercise in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, were detained after they crossed the Canadian border at Niagara Falls to seek refugee status.

They said they feared retribution by the Taliban because of their work with U.S. soldiers.

article (http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_AFGHAN_MILITARY_DESERTER?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2015-10-15-19-16-12)

Then what in the hell are we doing there? It looks like they need training in what fighting a war is all about, rather than just training to fight.

10-16-2015, 11:07 AM
This is what they're lacking...