More civilians now killed by US, Afghan forces than by insurgents

More civilians now killed by US, Afghan forces than by insurgents

A UN report claims that Afghan civilians are for the first time being killed in greater numbers by US and pro-government forces than by the Taliban and other insurgent groups. During the first three months of 2019, international and pro-government forces were responsible for the deaths of 305 civilians, whereas insurgent groups killed 227 people.

Avi Khait
Avi Khait 1 year

When you see "UN report" you know it's not worth your time to continue reading.

Ya Boi PI
Ya Boi PI 1 year

yet another reason to get our troops out of the Middle East. we have spent a lot of money for little change.

Petri Fide
Petri Fide 1 year

To a hammer, everything looks like a nail.

CoLpOeSnED 1 year

Whose the real terrorist? There are no good people.

drakethesnake 1 year

US drone strikes kill minimum 90% civilians according to the CIA's own report. Minimum 200,000 civilians died directly from the war in Iraq and another 600,000 indirectly. This happened because according to Bush "God told me to end the tyranny in Iraq." The US is committing one of the largest terrorist campaigns in history. It's military should be legally confined to it's own country.

Jörmüngandur Draugur
Jörmüngandur Draugur 1 year

I love how it is not reported what the score was in previous years...

Arzaik 1 year

with the drop in insurgent activity the losses will become more lopsided but that just means stricter control of ROE is needed to reduce the casualties

Rick Smith
Rick Smith 1 year

War is murder

Dominique 1 year

I hope this conflict will soon end, many sins have been commited by both sides. I pray for the innocent families, may God protect them.

Unbiased Intent
Unbiased Intent 1 year

Get us out Trump. It's a truly godless part of the world and we're not helping. Defend Israel and support the few true democracies in the region.

dswizzle 1 year

Are they really civilians if they are picking up weapons?

Jackie 1 year

@rt the rules of engagement might be one of the few things I dont want to see liberalized lol

Scott in FLorida
Scott in FLorida 1 year

THey are ALL Civilians they are cowards that do not wear a uniform (which by the way is the definition of a civilian) They hide behind women and children.

Virtual Signals
Virtual Signals 1 year

Another example of “How to manipulate statistics to say whatever you want them to say”.

Booble Plus
Booble Plus 1 year

Yeah I totally believe you *yawn*

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