"Green-on-Blue" Attacks Enter National Spotlight



Peter Smith
08/21/2012

President Barack Obama expressed dismay at the recent slew of "green-on-blue" attacks occurring in Afghanistan on Monday, signaling the growing cause for concern these killings pose to United States and coalition forces. "Green-on-blue" is the unofficial term used to define attacks on U.S. and NATO allied forces by members of the Afghan national security force, police or assailants wearing their uniforms. "We’ve been watching with deep concern these so-called green-on-blue attacks,"...
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