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Real News From The Blaze:' Green On Blue Attacks Contribute to Uptick of Violence in Afghanistan

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July was the deadliest month in 2012 for U.S. troops in Afghanistan in 2012. Part of this uptick in violence can be attributed to so-called "green on blue" attacks: uniformed Afghans trained by the U.S. who then attack Americans.

On Friday, a uniformed Afghan killed three American servicemen in Afghanistan, pushing the green on blue death toll to seven this month. It appears that green on blue attacks have become part of a deliberate strategy on the part of the Afghan opposition, as Taliban leader Mullah Omar announced Thursday that the Taliban has infiltrated the Afghan Security forces.

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