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February 26, 2012 1:38 pm

Following Afghan Executions, U.S. Pulls Advisers

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U.S. servicemen patrol the villages in the Bagram Security Zone, March 23, 2011.

WSJ – KABUL—The U.S. commander of coalition forces in Afghanistan pulled scores of advisers from Afghan ministries after two high-ranking American military officers were gunned down Saturday at the nation’s Interior Ministry headquarters.

U.S. Marine Gen. John Allen ordered the unprecedented move after an American colonel and major were both found shot in the head at the busy Interior Ministry compound that is the nerve center for the Afghan law enforcement, according to one Western official in Kabul.

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