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Insider Threat News



June 24, 2020. "Investigation details fatal insider attack on senior enlisted soldier during Army SFAB's first deployment", Army Times.

June 5, 2020. "Army Investigation: Rogue Afghan Command Planned Taylor Assassination for weeks; intelligence failures cited", Standard Examiner. In November 2018 Major Taylor was killed by an Afghan member of the Ktah Khas Commando Battalion.

March 6, 2020. "Red Arrow Soldiers in Afghanistan build on legacy", Nearly 400 Soldiers from the 32nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team (BCT) were mobilized in July 2019 to serve as 'guardian angels' and force protection for the 3rd Security Force Assistance Brigade (SFAB). The 128th was integrated into the 3rd SFAB as its seventh battalion.

February 8, 2020. "7th Group Casualties in Afghanistan (Sat, Feb 8, 2020)", SOF News. Two service members killed and six others were wounded by an Afghan in an Army uniform.


November 21, 2019. "Guardian Angels Still Defending Against Insider Threats in Afghanistan", The 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Georgia Army Naitonal Guard) recently returned from a long deployment to Afghanistan. About 1/3 of the BCT members have civilian jobs associated with the law enforcement community which provided skills needed for those selected to be Guardian Angels.

September 24, 2019. "Three US service members wounded in Afghanistan insider attack", Military Times. A member of the Afghan National Civil Order Police (ANCOP) fired on a convoy in Kandahar province. The attacker was killed by return fire from Resolute Support forces.

July 18, 2019. "Afghan Army Commander Killed in Insider Attack", Tolo News. A brigade commander was killed by two ANA members affiliated with the Taliban.

May 4, 2019. "Brother against Brother: How a Taliban infiltrator killed three in Helmand", Stars and Stripes. An insider attack that occured in April 2019 is detailed.

November 20, 2018. "Insider Attacks in Afghanistan: What Can We Do to Stop Them?", by Tim Lynch, The FREq.

November 6, 2018. "The Killing of Major Taylor", The Angry Staff Officer.

November 5, 2018. "Intel Officer Killed in Insider Attack - Afghanistan", SOF News. An advisor assisting in the training of Afghan Commandos was killed in a green-on-blue incident.

November 5, 2018. "Letter from Afghan Pilot to Widow of Slain US Soldier", SOF News. A pilot with the Special Mission Wing writes to the wife of his American friend killed in an insider attack.

November 2, 2018. "How a Taliban Assassin Got Close Enough to Kill a General", The New York Times.

October 18, 2018. "General Abdul Raziq Killed - Chief of Police for Kandahar Province", SOF News.

July 16, 2018. "Army ponders changes after insider attack in Afghanistan", Army Times.

July 8, 2018. "CPL Joseph Maciel - Insider Attack Casualty Afghanistan July 2018", SOF News.

February 6, 2018. "Why Some Marines Fear Afghan Allies More Than the Taliban", by James Laporta and Rory Laverty, The Daily Beast. An account of a 'green-on-blue' attack that killed Marines advising Afghan police in Helmand in 2012.


April 25, 2017. "The Taliban 'cultural weapon' that is driving U.S. and Afghan forces apart", The Washington Post.


April 27, 2016. "Questions remain as families mourn victims of 2011 green-on-blue Kabul attack", Air Force Times. Five years since 9 Americans were killed by an Afghan Air Force officer at Kabul International Airport.

February 10, 2016. "Afghan police officer killed after firing on coalition troops", Reuters. The gunman was killed outside of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry in Kabul.


October 8, 2015. "Extra pair of eyes: Guardian Angels support TAAC-Air mission". DVIDS.

September 3, 2015. "Afghans See a Collapse of Tradition in a Spate of Devious Attacks". The New York Times.

August 27, 2015. "DoD Identifies Air Force Casaualties", U.S. DoD News Release. Two airmen from the 21st and 23rd Special Tactics Squadron died of wounds suffered on August 26th when the vehicle they were traveling in was attacked near Camp Antonik, Afghanistan.

August 26, 2015. "Resolute Support Casualty". Resolute Casualty Report. Two RS members were killed in an apparent insider attack on an ANDSF compound in Helmand province on August 26th.

August 19, 2015. "Completely betrayed: An investigation into the insider attack that killed a 2-star general", Stars and Stripes, August 19, 2015. In the summer of 2014 MG Harold Greene was killed by an Afghan soldier while visiting an Afghan training facility.

April 10, 2015. "Mass. soldier killed in Afghanistan recalled as 'great kid'". The Boston Globe. The medic of the 101st Airborne Division was 22 years old.

April 8, 2015. "U.S. soldier killed, 2 wounded in suspected Afghan 'insider attack'". The Washington Post. On April 8, 2015 in a gunfight between U.S. troops and the ANSF in Jalalabad one U.S. Soldier was killed.

February 4, 2015. "The Afghanistan War is Still Raging - but this Time it's Being Waged by Contractors". The Nation. News story about the three American contractors recently killed in an insider attack.

January 30, 2015. "Friends, family remember North Myrtle Beach contractor killed in Afghanistan". Myrtle Beach Online. A security contractor killed by an insider attack at Kabul airport is remembered.

January 30, 2015. "Taliban claim insider attack at Kabul Airport that killed 3 US contractors". The Long War Journal.

January 30, 2015. "Taliban claims responsibility for attack on Americans at Kabul airport base". The Washington Post. The three security contractors worked for a security firm named Praetorian Standard, Inc.

January 29, 2015. "3 American contractors, Afghan national killed in shooting at Kabul Airport". The Washington Post.


September 17, 2014. "MARSOC Marine killed in apparent insider attack in Afghanistan". Marine Corps Times. SGT Charles Strong was killed September 15, 2014 in Herat province.

August 11, 2014. "From Hero to Hateful: Recalling an Afghan Soldier's Descent". At War Blog, by Ian Allen, The New York Times.

August 11, 2014. "New details on Aug 5. insider attack that killed Maj. Gen. Harold Green". The Washington Post.

August 6, 2014. "Insider attacks 'fostering mutual mistrust' in Afghanistan". Deutsche Welle. An article on how 'insider attacks' erode the goodwill between Afghans and NATO.

August 6, 2014. "Waiting Out the Afghan War". By Elliot Ackerman, The New Yorker. A author puts insider attacks into the overall perspective of the Afghan War.

August 6, 2014. "Suspected Afghan Policeman Kills Six Colleagues". Radio Free Europe. Six policemen were drugged and then shot by a co-worker in southern Uruzgan province.

August 5, 2014. "Afghan insider's killing of U.S. general marks grim renewal of tactic".  By David S. Cloud, LA Times.

August 5, 2014. "Harold Greene, US general killed in Afghanistan was key figure in training effort". Stars and Stripes. He was deputy commanding general for the Combined Security Transition Command - Afghanistan (CSTC-A).

August 5, 2014. "U.S. general killed, other troops wounded in Afghanistan attack". CNN World News.

August 4, 2014. "American general shot dead by rogue Afghan soldier". The Telegraph. A U.S. Major General (2-star) was killed by a man wearing an Afghan National Army uniform at the Afghan National Defense University in Kabul. Earlier reports indicated the attack took place at an officer military academy known as 'Sandhurst in the Sand' located on the outskirts of Kabul.

July 30, 2014. "Report: No chance for 8 airmen to respond in 2011 green-on-blue attack". Air Force Times.

June 2014. ISAF Insider Threat Guidebook 2.0, ISAF CAAT.

May 23, 2014. "Insider attacks thwarted by Afghans". Marine Corps Times. Incidents highlight importance of relationships.

May 1, 2014. "Opportune 'bear hug' foils alleged green on blue attack in Afghanistan". Marine Corps Times. Members of SFAAT advising 2nd Brigade 215th Corps dodge a close call.

April 24, 2014. "Gunman kills 3 Americans at Kabul hospital". The Washington Post. A member of the Afghan Public Protection Force (APPF) killed three doctors and wounded one nurse at a CURE International medical facility.

Jan-Mar 2014. "Insider Attacks: Repairing a Damaged Partnership", Infantry Online. A Cav officer describes an insider attack at FOB Connolly, Afghanistan in February 2012 and how the U.S. troop faced the aftermath.

February 16, 2014. "Allied troops remain wary of Afghan soldiers". The Chronicle Herald. A Canadian corresponent talks about his experiences with Guardian Angels in Afghanistan.

February 15, 2014. "Two Fort Bragg soldiers killed in Afghanistan". Fayetteville Observer. Possible green-on-blue incident in Kapisa province.

February 14, 2014. "Afghanistan: No Reason for Retreat. Green on Blue incidents are not the whole story". The American Spectator.

February 14, 2014. "Pentagon: Insider threat in Afghanistan as dangerous as it ever was". Stars and Stripes.

February 13, 2014. "Afghan security forces kill 2 US soldiers, wound 4 in 'insider attack". All

February 12, 2014. "2 wearing Afghan security uniforms kill 2 coalition soldiers". CNN.

January 8, 2014. "Afghan soldier who murdered Marine awaits execution". Marine Corps Times. Insider attack took place on January 31, 2012 at Marjah.


October 27, 2013. "Fatal row in first week of UK-run Afghan officer academy". BBC. Afghan soldier killed over argument after shooting at ISAF members.

October 26, 2013. "NATO soldier wounded in latest Afghanistan insider shooting". The Chicago Tribune.

October 14, 2013. "Special Forces Soldier killed in insider attack in Afghanistan". SSG Patrick Quinn was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 10th SFGA.

October 13, 2013. "ISAF member killed in Afghanistan". CNN. An ISAF member was killed in another apparent insider attack by a member of the Afghan security forces. This IT incident took place at FOB Rushmore in Sharan, Paktika province.

October 7, 2013. "Portrait of an Afghan Assassin". Mother Jones. No one is sure what made a 17-year-old poetry-writing Afghan cop gun down four Marines on August 10, 2012; the 22nd day of Ramadan.

October 5, 2013. "2 ISAF troops die in Afghanistan, 1 shot by security guard". Stars and Stripes.

October 5, 2013. "Senior ISAF member killed". DVIDS. A contracted security guard shot an ISAF member in southern Afghanistan on October 5, 2013 in an apparent insider attack.

October 2, 2013. "How super-spies tracked down rogue Afghan Sergeant Hekmatullah". Afghan soldier who killed three Australian soldiers at Patrol Base Wahab has been captured.

September 27, 2013. "Pentagon: Fresh look at stopping insider attacks". Ledger-Enquirer.

September 27, 2013. "DoD IDs Fort Campbell soldier killed in insider attack". Army Times.

September 26, 2013. "Man in Army Uniform kills NATO Soldier in Afghanistan". Radio Free Europe.

September 26, 2013. "ISAF Casualty". DVIDS. An individual wearing an ANSF uniform killed an ISAF member in eastern Afghanistan on 26 Sep 13.

September 24, 2013. "Three SOF soldiers die in Afghanistan". USASOC.

September 21, 2013. "Afghan soldier kills 3 ISAF special forces troops in Paktia". The Long War Journal. Attack took place inside a base in Gardez.

September 21, 2013. "NATO reports that 3 troops killed in Afghan insider attack". Stars and Stripes.

September 21, 2013. "ISAF Casualties". DVIDS. Three ISAF members died when shot by an individual wearing an ANSF uniform in eastern Afghanistan.

September 6, 2013. "Nine Lives". DVIDS. Soldiers from Echo Company, 1st Battalion, 294th Infantry Regiment, Guam Army National Guard protect a logistics team working with ANA at FOB Gamberi, Laghman province, Afghanistan.

August 27, 2013. "Guardian Angels set-up shop at Gamberi". DVIDS. A company is tasked with providing security to SFAATs to prevent insider attacks.

August 25, 2013. "Marine who warned of insider attack threat facing career's end". Marine Corps Times.

August 23, 2013. "General: Quarter of Afghan insider attacks by Taliban". CNN.

August 14, 2013."Afghan soldier who shot Australians hunted down and killed". The Guardian. A combined operation of Afghans, Australians and others have success.

August 1, 2013. "In Afghanistan, Mixed Reasons for Drop in Attacks". ABC News.

July 15, 2013. "Afghan jailer helps Nato soldier's killer escape". The Guardian.

July 14, 2013. "Afghan Accused in Attack Escapes with His Guard". The New York Times. Used need for medical attention to escape prison.

July 12, 2013. "Insider attacks cloud U.S. transition to Afghan control". The Hill.

July 9, 2013. "Afghan soldier attacks Slovak troops at Kandahar Airfield". The Long War Journal.

July 9, 2013. "In Insider Attack, an Afghan Soldier Opens Fire on Coalition Forces, Killing One". The New York Times. One killed and others wounded.

July 9, 2013. "ISAF casualty". DVIDS. Insider attack takes ISAF soldier's life.

June 27, 2013. "Green-on-Blue: How One Attack in Afghanistan Can Define a War". Nick McDonell outlines how one Afghan National Policeman murdered three Special Forces operators in August 2012.

June 21, 2013. "Emotional tribute to a fallen father". Times Union.

June 11, 2013. "Pentagon Identifies Fallen Fort Drum Soldiers".

June 8, 2013. "Afghan's 'insider attack' kills 3 soldiers". Los Angeles Times. Two U.S. Soldiers, one civilian advisor, and an Italian Soldier are victims of "green on blue" attacks.

June 8, 2013. "Afghan soldiers kill 2 ISAF troops, civilian in latest insider attack". The Long War Journal.

June 8, 2013. "Afghan policeman kills 7 colleagues in Helmand". Threat Matrix. ALP turncoat kills ALP in Gereshk district.

May 28, 2013. "Afghan police defectors return to fold, kill seven colleagues". Reuters. Defectors to Taliban return to ANP and kill comrades  in Kandahar.

May 21, 2013. "Threat From Within: U.S. military braced for surge in Taliban 'insider' attacks after recent statement". The Washington Free Beacon.

May 15, 2013. "Another look at a green-on-blue attack". The Long War Journal.

May 15, 2013. "Why insider attacks are down in Afghanistan". Yahoo! News.

May 8, 2013. "Patriots read village like a book". DVIDS. Article on the Advance Situational Awareness Training or ASAT course at Fort Polk.

May 4, 2013. "Afghan soldier kills 2 ISAF troops in latest green-on-blue attack". The Long War Journal.

May 4, 2013. "ISAF casualties". DVIDS.

April 29, 2013. "Air Force advisors remember deadly Kabul insider attack of 2011". The Washington Post.  Story on the NATC-A Nine.

April 26, 2013. "Soldiers conduct Advanced Situational Awareness Training at Atterbury". DVIDS. ASAT prepares Soldiers for insider threats.

April 10, 2013. "Green-on-blue attack in Ghor province injures 2 Lithuanian troops". The Long War Journal. Attack in mountainous, central province of Afghanistan.

April 4, 2013. "The anatomy of green-on-blue tensions in Panjwai". By Bill Ardolino, The Long War Journal. The author examines the tensions that the insider threat bring to the advisory effort.

March 22, 2013. "Afghan Local Police Members Kills 5 Colleagues".

March 13, 2013. "U.S. General Puts Troops on Security Alert After Karzai Remarks". The New York Times. Fear that inflammatory remarks by Karzai may cause attacks.

March 13, 2013. "Afghan commandos support US mentors during Jalrez attack". DVIDS. 3rd Company, 6th Special Operations Kandak (SOK) reponds to insider attack in Wardak province.

March 11, 2013. "2 US soldiers killed by Afghan policeman in attack at Special Forces base". The Long War Journal. Members of the ALP killed two U.S. Soldiers in Jalrayz district, Wardak province, Afghanistan.

March 11, 2013. "US forces - Afghanistan casualties". DVIDS. Two Soldiers killed in green-on-blue attack in eastern Afghanistan.

March 8, 2013. "Attackers dressed as Afghan soldiers storm US base, kill contractor in eastern Afghanistan". The Washington Post. A civilian contractor was killed in the attack in the Tagab district of Kapisa province.

March 6, 2013. "Fewer 'green-on-blue' attacks on NATO due to improved intelligence and training, outgoing commander says". Delaware Online.

January 16, 2013. "5th AR trains joint warfighters to detect 'insider threats'". DVIDS.

January 8, 2013. "British soldier shot dead in insider attack by rogue member of Afghan army". Daily Mail.

January 8, 2013. "Afghan soldier kills 1, wounds 6 in latest insider attack". The Long War Journal.

January 3, 2013. "Afghan Soldier's Journey From Ally to Enemy of America". The New York Times.


December 27, 2012. "Betrayed While Asleep, Afghan Police Die at Hands of Their Countrymen". The New York Times. News on the green-on-green threat.

December 26, 2012. "Green-on-blue attacks make a black year". The Age.

December 25, 2012. "Backgrounder: 'Green-on-blue' attacks in Afghanistan in 2012". New Zealand Week. A listing of all insider attacks in 2012.

December 25, 2012. "Motive Unclear in Killing by Woman in Afghan Force". The New York Times.

December 25, 2012. "Afghan 'Green-on-Blue' Attackder Named as Iranian National". Voice of America.

December 24, 2012. "Afghan policewoman kills U.S. advisor". USA  Today.

December 18, 2012. "Many insider attacks in Afghanistan stem from personal motives, data suggest". The Washington Post.

December 11, 2012. "Draft Army Handbook Wades Into Divisive Afghan Issue". The Wall Street Journal. News article about CALL Insider Threat Handbook.

December 10, 2012. "Alert, aware advisors key to saving lives". Donaldsonville

December 10, 2012. "Afghan attacks down overeall, insider threat rises". San Francisco Chronicle.

December 10, 2012. "U.S. Army Handbook Explains How to Detect, Prevent Insider Attacks", CNS

November 26, 2012. "The Root Cause of Green on Blue Attacks". Afghan Lord Blog.

November 24, 2012. "The quiet pain of insider shootings in Afghanistan". Los Angeles Times.

November 23, 2012. "Killing of Aust soldiers was premeditated".  The Sydney Morning Herald.

November 23, 2012. "Defence report details green on blue attacks". ABC News.

November 21, 2012. "NATO report exposed danger of Afghan 'insider attacks'". The Telegraph.

November 14, 2012. "Wall goes up between Diggers and Afghan Army". The Sydney Morning Herald.

November 13, 2012. "Insider killing of Marine detailed". Army Times.

November 13, 2012. "We can't win this Afghan war without trust". London Evening Stardard.

November 13, 2012. "Soldier's widow pays tribute to 'great man'". The Herald.

November 12, 2012. "British soldier shot dead at allie's football match in latest 'green on blue' attack in Afghanistan". The Telegraph (UK).

November 10, 2012. "Afghan soldiers attack Spanish troops in Badghis". Threat Matrix of The Long War Journal.

November 8, 2012. "Sombre salute for Gurkhas on last flight". British Forces News.

November 7, 2012. "As 'insider attacks' grow, so does U.S. - Afghanistan divide". Los Angeles Times.

November 4, 2012. "'Green on Blue' attacks lead to Afghan security changes". USA Today.

November 4, 2012. "Taliban claim over 20 insider attacks in 8 months". The Long War Journal.

November 3, 2012. "Strict steps taken to reduce insider attacks in Afghanistan". Khaama Press.

November 2, 2012. "Afghan police killed in insider attack".  BBC News Asia.

November 2, 2012. "4 Afghan policemen killed in 'green-on-green' insider attack". The Long War Threat Matrix.

November 1, 2012. "Report details military approach to insider attacks amid success". Security Clearance Blog CNN.

October 31, 2012.  "Australian troops constantly fear 'green on blue' attacks". World News Australia.

October 31, 2012.  "British officer killed in 'green on blue' attack was true gentleman". The Telegraph.

October 30, 2012. "ISAF Casualties". ISAF.

October 2012. "Targeting Insider Attacks".  Armed Forces Journal gives a "Laurel" to MG Tony Thomas (Cdr of SOJTF-A) for temporarily halting the training of ALP to screen ALP members.

October 30, 2012. "Green on blue attack: Afghanistan police officer kills two Gurkhas at checkpoint".

October 27, 2012. "US disrespect for Afghans triggers anti-NATO attacks: Analyst". Press TV.

October 26, 2012. "Troops Shot After Taliban Leader's Call". The Wall Street Journal.

October 25, 2012. "Afghanistan Insider Attack: Two U.S. Troops Killed in Uruzgan Province". The Huffington Post.

October 25, 2012. "Deployed Marines mindful of insider attacks". Marine Corps Times. BAT-1 describes security precautions while advising ANSF.

October 24, 2012. "Reporting a Fearful Rift Between Afghans and Americans". By Alissa J. Rubin, At War Blog, The New York Times. A news report on central Wardak tensions.

October 24, 2012. "Afghan insider attacks threat may rise". Defence Management.

October 21, 2012. "6 Afghan police killed in insider attack". Google News.

October 20, 2012.  "As Afghan Forces Kill, Trust Is Also a Casualty".  The New York Times.

October 18, 2012.  "Nerves, distrust underpin Afghan insider attack threat".  Google News.  Alex Panosian of COP Baracki Barack experiences tense moments.

October 17, 2012. "ANSF leaders pull no punches in the Pentagon". Foreign Policy.

October 17, 2102. "Moves to combat insider threats".

October 16, 2012. "Inside and Upside Down". Foreign Policy.  Why the Pentagon's ad hoc plans to prevent green-on-blue attacks could backfire.

October 16, 2012. "Green on Blue attacks tops PM's Afghan agenda". The Canberra Times.

October 10, 2012. "US 'can't prevent' insider attacks in Afghanistan, says Dempsey". The HIll's Global Affairs Blog.

October 9, 2012. "Friendship Wall on Afghan US frontline". Google News.

October 9, 2012. "One Eye on Our Allies: the Overdue Talk About Afghan Insider Attacks".  The Daily Beast.

October 9, 2012. "Panetta, Allen to reassure NATO on insider attacks". Google News.

October 9, 2012. "Top soldiers reassure on insider fears". The Bellingham Herald.

October 8, 2012. "At Kandahar outpost, US soldiers have built trust with Afghan counterparts". Stars and Stripes.

October 8, 2012. "US officials blame more insider attacks on Taliban, Haqqani Network". The Long War Journal.

October 7, 2012. "Fighting off green on blue attacks". Mirror News UK.

October 6, 2012. "In Afghanistan, cultural cluelessness can be deadly". The Washington Post.

October 6, 2012. "Green on Blue: The Rot Before the Storm". e-International Relations.

October 6, 2012. "Afghanistan's 'green on blue' collapse of trust".  BBC News.

October 6, 2012. "US: Haqqani tie to Afghan insider attacks possible".  The Huffington Post.

October 5, 2012. "No apparent Taliban link with ANA soldier". The Syndey Morning Herald.

October 5, 2012. "Afghan Official Blames Insider Attacks on Infiltrators". Bloomberg News.

October 4, 2012.  "Insider outrage: Families feel added sense of violation, betrayal".  Stars and Stripes.

October 4, 2012.  "Afghan government: Insider attacks are terrorism". By Jamie Crawford, Security Clearance Blog, CNN.

October 4, 2012. "What's the Real Cause of 'Insider' Attack in Afghanistan?" The Atlantic Wire.

October 3, 2012.  "No. 2 commander in Afghanistan: troops safer against 'insider attacks,' even as they continue".  The Washington Post.

October 3, 2012. "Cultural Misunderstanding".

October 3, 2012. "U.S. response to insider attacks hurting trust". CBS News.

October 1, 2012. "Allen Discusses Insider Attacks in ' 60 Minutes' Interview". American Forces Press Service.

September 30, 2012. "NATO investigates killing of U.S. soldier, contractor in Afghanistan". LA Times. Incident took place in Sayad abad, Wardak.

September 30, 2012. "ISAF soldier, civilian contractor killed in green-on-blue attack". The Long War Journal.

September 30, 2012. "The US is a Little Like a Lovely Carpet". The Kabul Cable.

September 30, 2012. "Afghan forces also suffer from insider attacks". Huffington Post.

September 28, 2012. "Afghan troops get a lesson in American cultural ignorance". The Washington Post.

September 26, 2012. "Trainers in Afghanistan Arm Themselves Against Both Sides". The New York Times.

September 25, 2012.  "Green on blue attacks reveal flaws in Afghan recruitment process". BBC News UK.

September 25, 2012. "Training Afghan Allies, With Guard Firmly Up". The New York Times.

September 19, 2012. "Taliban claims credit for NATO Afghan pull back". The Telegraph.

September 19, 2012. "US strategy for Afghanistan in disarray". The Hill's Global Affairs Blog.

September 19, 2012. "Pentagon: Pause in joint Afghan operations temporary". USA Today.

September 19, 2012. "Australian commanders in Afghanistan reviewing troop safety". The Australian, National Affairs.

September 19, 2012. "Insider Attacks Could Poison U.S. Ops Way Beyond Afghanistan". Danger Room.

September 19, 2012. "The US Army and Afghanistan's Bad Divorce". World News, The Daily Beast.

September 19, 2012. "Afghanistan: Why don't we leave now?" AOL Defense News.

September 19, 2012. "Will suspending joint ops make the Afghans step up?" Foreign Policy.

September 18, 2012. "Afghanistan War: NATO Changes War Plan". The Huffington Post.

September 18, 2012. "NATO Order Changes Way It Will Fight Afghan War".  ABC.

September 18, 2012. "Pentagon ends more mingling of troops". The Washington Times.

September 18, 2012. "ISAF clarifies information on partnering with ANSF".  NATO.

September 18, 2012. "NATO restricts Afghan operations after 'green-on-blue' killings, anti-Islam film". CNN International.

September 18, 2012. "Afghan Police Instructor Opens Up About Insider Attacks". Business Insider.

September 18, 2012. "One Afghan's solution to insider attacks". DVIDS.

September 18, 2012. "Afghanistan Attacks: NATO Scales Back Operations With Afghan Troops". The Huffington Post.

September 18, 2012. "Half of all British 'green on blue' fatalities happened in 2012". The Telegraph.

September 18, 2012. "Afghanistan: Green-on-blue attacks show there's no easy way out".

September 18, 2012. "Coalition Remains Resolute Despite Insider Threat, Chairman Says". American Forces Press Service.

September 18, 2012. "Analysis: Decision strikes at the heart of Nato operations in Afghanistan". The Telegraph.

September 17, 2012. "US-Afghan military operations suspended after attacks". NBC World News.

September 17, 2012. "American Troops Are Sick of Getting Killed by Their Afghan Allies". The Atlantic Wire.

September 17, 2012. "Taliban highlight and exaggerate recent insider attacks". Threat Matrix.

September 17, 2012. "Afghanistan anti-US protests heartfelt and spontaneous". The Christian Science Monitor.

September 17, 2012. "Afghanistan Insider Attacks: 1 Wounded in Latest Green-On-Blue Attack". The Huffington Post.

September 17, 2012. "Are insider attacks in Afghanistan a 'last gasp' of the Taliban"? The Christian Science Monitor.

September 16, 2012. "Afghanistan: Nato strategy at risk from 'insider threat'". The Guardian.

September 16, 2012. "The PM's worst nightmare: green on royal blue". The Independent.

September 16, 2012. "Afghan police kill 4 more coalition troops". The Long War.

September 16, 2012. "4 troops killed in southern Afghanistan attack". The Washington Post.

September 16, 2012. "4 NATO troops killed in 'insider' attack in Afghanistan". CNN.

September 16, 2012. "ISAF: 4 coalition troops killed in attack involving Afghan police".

September 15, 2012. "Man believed to be Afghan police officer kills 2 NATO troops, officials say". Fox News.

September 15, 2012. "Blaming our Troops". The New York Post.

September 14, 2012. "The Deadly Consequences of Cultural Insensitivity in Afghanistan". Radio Free Europe.

September 14, 2012. "Commentary: Use Afghan beliefs to inspire camaraderie". The Town Talk.

September 14, 2012. "Fears over big rise in attacks on troops by rogue Afghan policemen".

September 10, 2012. "Previously rejected report is now key to US effort to curb insider killings in Afghanistan". Stars and Stripes.

September 7, 2012. "Afghan Govt Issues Army Pamplet to Stem Rising Green-on-Blue Attacks". International Business Times - Australia.

September 7, 2012.  "ISAF Absolutely Driven to Reduce Insider Threat". Defense Professionals.

September 6, 2012. "Statement of ISAF commander Gen. John Allen on insider attacks".  ISAF Releases.

September 6, 2012. "Afghans use culture guides to cut "insider" attacks". Reuters.

September 6, 2012. "In Afghanistan, Avoiding Violent Misunderstandings Among Troops". At War Blog, The New York Times.

September 5, 2012. "Afghan Troops Vetted Again After U.S., NATO Attacks". NPR.

September 5, 2012. "Lawmaker decries insider attacks in Afghanistan". Navy Times.

September 5, 2012. "Hundreds fired in Afghan insider probe". Navy Times.

September 4, 2012.  "Unfriendly Fire: Can the U.S. and NATO Prevent 'Green on Blue' Attacks in Afghanistan?" Time World.

September 4, 2012.  "ISAF, Afghans Working to Curb Insider Threats, Spokesman Says". American Forces Press Service.

September 4, 2012. "Afghanistan: Green on Blue Attacks are only a Small Part of the Problem". By Anthony Cordsman, Center for Strategic & International Studies.

September 4, 2012. "NATO vows action on Afghan insider attacks". Navy Times.

September 2, 2012. "Statement of UK Lt. Gen. Adrian Bradshaw, Deputy Commander of ISAF".  ISAF Release. LTG Bradshaw outlines the measures that ISFA is taking to mitigate the insider threat.

September 2, 2012. "ISAF Deputy: Operations Continue, Relations Remain Strong". American Forces Press Service.

September 2, 2012. "Attacks lead U.S. to halt some Afghan training". Navy Times.

September 1, 2012. "Taliban claim sympathetic Afghan soldier killed Australian troops".  Threat Matrix.

August 28, 2012. "ISAF trainers told to get closer to Afghan partners to prevent insider attacks". Stars and Stripes.

August 27, 2012. "Afghanistan: 'Green on Blue' Killings Explained".  The Daily Beast.

August 24, 2012. "Goldilocking the 'Insider Threat'". An analysis (sort of) of what is the motivation for an insider attack.

August 24, 2012. "Top U.S. General: We Don't Know Why Afghan Troops Are Killing Us". Danger Room Comments by General Allen on insider attacks.

August 23, 2012. "Top US general says Ramadan a factor in Afghan 'insider' attacks". Fox News.

August 23, 2012.  "General: Quarter of Afghan insider attacks by Taliban".  Security Blog CNN.

August 22, 2012.  "Gloomy Prognosis for Afghanistan". Council on Foreign Relations.

August 20, 2012. "Afghans to spy on own troops to stop 'insider' attacks". The Washington Post.

August 20, 2012.  "Most Afghan Insider Attacks Aren't Taliban, Pentagon Says".

August 17, 2012. "Two American soldiers killed by Afghan ally hours after Taliban leader boasts of "green on blue" threat". The Telegraph.

August 16, 2012. "Nato moves to thwart Taliban infiltration of Afghan police and army". The Telegraph.

August 13, 2012. "DoD Takes Over Effort to Keep Unclassified Report Under Wraps".  Bob

August 12, 2012. "Observations on Taliban video 'welcoming' rogue ANA soldiers". The Long War Journal.

August 10, 2012. "Afghan police chief kills US soldiers invited to dinner". The Telegraphy.

July 33, 2012. "As Exit Date Approaches, A Surge of Green-On-Blues Attacks in Afghanistan". The Daily Beast.

May 16, 2012. "As Trained Afghans Turn Enemy, a U.S.-Led Imperative Is in Peril". The New York Times.

March 20, 2012. "Troops stressed to breaking point". The Washington Times.

March 1, 2012. "How to get Afghans to trust us once again". The Washington Post.

February 25, 2012. "New violence stokes questions about reliability of Afghan partners in war". Fox News.  Two Air Force officers killed in Afghan ministry.

January 24, 2012. "ISAF: No evidence that insurgents behind killing of four Frence soldiers". Stars and Stripes.

January 21, 2012. "French tolerance dwindles over Afghan 'insider threat'".  France 24.

January 21, 2012. "France suspends Afghan mission after attack on troops". France 24.

January 20, 2012.  "Afghanistan's Soldiers Step Up Killings of Allied Forces". The New York Times.

January 20, 2012.  "Afghan Soldier fatally shoots four French NATO troops".  France 24.

January 9, 2012.  "Afghan Soldier Shoots Americans, Killing One".  The New York Times.


November 9, 2011. "Afghan soldier turns gun on Australian troops, wounds three".

June 17, 2011.  "Report Sees Danger in Local Allies: Study Says Killings of Americans by Afghan Security Forces Represent a Systemic Threat to the U.S. War Effort". The Wall Street Journal.

June 13, 2011.  "Insider Afghan attacks blister".  USA Today.

April 27, 2011.  "Afghan Military Officer Kills 8 U.S. Service Members". The New York Times.

April 20, 2011.  "Taliban Fan Fears of Infiltration in Afghan Forces". The New York Times.

April 16, 2011. "Blast Kills 9 at Afghan Base, Including 5 from NATO".  The New York Times.


November 29, 2010.  "6 American Trainers Killed by an Afghan Police Officer". The New York Times.

November 6, 2010. "NATO Investigates Report That Afghan Soldier Killed 2 G.I.'s". The New York Times.

August 25, 2010. "Afghan Police Trainee Kills Two Spanish Soldiers". The New York Times.

July 13, 2010. "Afghan Soldier Kills 3 British Soldiers". The New York Times.


November 4, 2009.  "Troop Deaths in Afghanistan Stir Outcry in Britain". The New York Times.


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