NATO commander wants his troops to kill Afghan drug dealers

Even if they have no links to the Taliban


 

NATO’s top commander, US General John Craddock, has issued a “guidance” to the troops under his command, giving them the authority to attack drug dealers whether or not they are involved in the insurgency against NATO or Afghan forces: It is “no longer necessary to produce intelligence or other evidence that each particular drug trafficker or narcotics facility in Afghanistan meets the criteria of being a military objective,” Craddock writes in a document obtained by Spiegel.

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NATO commander wants his troops to kill Afghan drug dealers

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