Brigade linked to Afghan civilian deaths had aggressive, divergent war strategyQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|When the 5th Stryker Combat Brigade arrived in Afghanistan, its leader, Col. Harry D. Tunnell IV, openly sneered at the U.S. military's counterinsurgency strategy. He said his soldiers would simply hunt and kill as many Taliban fighters as possible, as dictated by the brigade's motto, 'Strike and Destroy.'|
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