NATO move response to anti-Islam film protest not 'insider attacks'

ISAF and Philip Hammond say the "change" to our operations (if this is a change) is in response to the anti-Muslim film protests and not 'insider attacks'.

It's a tactical decison taken by ISAF not a strategic one says Hammond in the Commons - and he knew about it on Monday morning.

Former Defence Secretary Liam Fox said: "The nuance between tactics and strategy will be lost amonst the insurgents".


NATO scales back Afghan patrols

Joint patrols between NATO soldiers and Afghan forces are to be cut back. The move follows a string of deadly attacks where Afghanis have turned their weapons on their allies. The government insists there is no change in Government policy.