Of course you must buy into an idea that democracy is better than dictatorship, but assuming it is I can't see how wanting what is best for your country is being a traitor. What was the alternative at that point? Being ruled by ISiS like organization?
Still, he helped americans while thousands of iraqis were been killed, mostly civillians.
> but assuming it is I can't see how wanting what is best for your country is being a traitor.
He probably wanted the best for him, and succesfully got it, unlike some of his colleagues that sold off the same stuff in exchange of hope.
Everyone wants what is best for him, believe me working with Americans in end of 2004 was not a good proposition from a risk/reward stand point.
Interestingly the Soviets tended to take their own home-trained interpreters, partly to prevent them being turned by the local population. One of the most famous from the Afghan war was Vladimir Girigoryev who went on to establish ArtOfWar.ru for veterans of that conflict.
The USA and UK do have an extensive language-training school at Chicksands in England but the graudates of that school tend to serve in the ISAR trades rather than being embedded with combat units.