Afghan President Hamid Karzai would like to make it very clear that he doesn't like the US, his principal protector and patron.
Key questions about the credibility of the Afghan attorney general's office as it prepares to investigate accusations that Kam Air is involved in drug-smuggling.
Kam Air, an airline owned by a politically-connected Afghan businessman, was blacklisted by the US military in Afghanistan for opium smuggling. Then the Afghan government complained.
The shooting highlights concerns about the Afghan National Army's ability to assume responsibility for security as international troops begin their drawdown.
Despite years of supposed effort to stop money laundering out of Kabul airport, billions continue to flow from the country unchecked.
A member of the elite Navy SEAL Team Six was killed on Sunday during a mission that rescued an American doctor from kidnappers in Afghanistan, highlighting the fragile security situation there.