Tag Archives: Civilian casualties

Afghanistan: 'Courageous restraint,' the new catch phrase

From the AP, via Military.com: FORWARD OPERATING BASE RAMROD, Afghanistan — NATO commanders are weighing a new way to reduce civilian casualties in Afghanistan: recognizing troops for “courageous restraint” if they avoid using force that could endanger innocent lives. The … Continue reading

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Afghanistan: Don't mess with my air strikes!

The NYT’s story on a military report about errant air strikes in Afghanistan is my must read of the day. A military investigation has concluded that American personnel made significant errors in carrying out some of the airstrikes in western … Continue reading

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