Two Americans Killed in Afghanistan in Koran Burning Protests; Situation Increasingly Unstable
NATO said in a statement Thursday that two ISAF soldiers were killed when ‘an individual wearing an Afghan National Army uniform turned his weapon against International Security Assistance Force service members in eastern Afghanistan.’
The Koran burning by US forces, as accidental as it might have been, is not going to be remedied by a Presidential apology. The AFP provides this raw footage of protestes as they expand:
Der Spiegel is reporting (German only, sorry) that NATO fears a “wildfire” spread of the violent reaction.
I don’t have any editorial comment at this time. Stay tuned; I will provide updates and more information as appropriate.