10 Jul '17, 3pm

NATO ignores false Taliban claims of killing US soldiers

Resolute Support, NATO’s mission in Afghanistan, took the time and energy to refute a false claim by the Islamic State Khorasan Province that it killed two American soldiers in an IED attack in Nangarhar province on July 7 (the two soldiers were wounded, not killed). However, Resolute Support has ignored numerous fake Taliban reports of American soliders killed, including one from yesterday. Just yesterday, the Taliban, in a statement on its official propaganda website, Voice of Jihad, claimed it killed four American soldiers in a rocket attack on the Afghan National Army Corps headquarters in Gardez, the provincial capital of Paktia. However, no American soliders have been reported killed or even wounded in an attack in Paktia yesterday. Resolute Support has not taken the time or effort to refute that Taliban statement. And based on recent history, you should not expect R...

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