30th October 2010
The aid worker’s father praised the U.S. military’s readiness to admit their possible role in the tragic mistake and refused to criticize the Americans.
“It would appear the rescue attempt was so close to being a total success, and at the end, there appears to have been a human error. We do think that it’s very creditable of the Americans to own up that there’s been a mistake when they could so easily have covered the whole thing up. We do think they deserve credit for that,” he said. Linda Norgrove and three Afghan nationals were kidnapped Sept. 26 in the Kunar province of northeastern Afghanistan.
Something you don’t see every day.