September 29, 2011

Pakistan is Tied to 2007 Border Attack on Americans


By CARLOTTA GALL


KABUL, Afghanistan — A group of American military officers and Afghan officials had just finished a five-
hour meeting with their Pakistani hosts in a village schoolhouse settling a border dispute when they were
ambushed — by the Pakistanis. An American major was killed and three American officers were wounded,
along with their Afghan interpreter, in what fresh accounts from the Afghan and American officers who were
there reveal was a complex, calculated assault by a nominal ally. The Pakistanis opened fire on the
Americans, who returned fire before escaping in a blood-soaked Black Hawk helicopter.>> More

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