REPORTER: [I]n Marja there are reports -- credible reports -- of intimidation and even beheading of local people who work with your forces. Is that your intelligence? And if so, does it worry you?
GEN. MCCHRYSTAL: Yeah. It absolutely is things that we see. But it's absolutely predictable.
So, the US recruits Afghanis to help them, knowing that it may well mean their deaths by beheading.
Was not beheading the traditional British punishment for treason against ones own people by aiding an enemy in time of war?