Democracy Now: Afghan Soldier Kills 2 NATO Troops; U.S. Withdraws from Afghan Media Center

In Afghanistan, two French troops with the U.S.-led NATO occupation force have been killed in an attack by an Afghan soldier. The attacked marked the latest shooting by an Afghan army member against the NATO coalition. In other news from Afghanistan, U.S. public relations advisers have pulled out of a Kabul media center in a rumored dispute over criticism of NATO. Afghan officials say U.S. officials quit their posts after a news conference at the Afghan Government Media Information Center featured criticism of civilian deaths as a result of NATO raids. U.S. officials claim to have pulled out of the center in accordance with the slow draw down of U.S. forces in Afghanistan.

~ by wheresthemic on December 29, 2011.

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