Sunday, July 24, 2011
Taliban bid Canada farewell with retrospective statement' U.S. drawdown begins in Afghanistan amidst increasing murder of civilians by the Taliban
Taliban bid Canada farewell with retrospective statement: "The people of Canada have to ask their government and military chiefs what are the objectives and achievements that they have obtained during the past decade, apart from the innumerous losses in life and equipment," reads the English translation of the statement, posted last week to the Taliban's website. "If they have no answer, then why (do)
NATO, Afghan army kill at least 13 Taliban...The fighting at the Taliban held "empty school" ended Sunday with a NATO air strike and there were no casualties among civilians or security forces. The insurgents were armed with machine guns, assault rifles and rocket-propelled grenades.
U.S. drawdown begins in Afghanistan: The first U.S. troops have left Afghanistan as part of President Barack Obama's planned drawdown of about a third of the 100,000 U.S. forces there during the next year.
Afghan blast kills five civilians including women and children The Taliban killed 5 more civilians they must be happy but sad they did not kill more.
Afghan civilians deaths increase, no kidding, they are the Islamists cannon fodder Afghan civilians deaths increase: The first six months of 2011 were the deadliest for civilians in Afghanistan since the war began in 2001, a UN report has found. The country saw 1,462 civilian deaths in January to June, a 15% increase on the same period last year. Most of the deaths were caused by roadside bombs and anti-government forces such as the Taliban
Remember a year ago when Mullah Omar ordered the Taliban to attack civilians, Afghan women
Not a month ago 10 civilians and all 6 gunmen killed in terrorist attack on the intercontinental hotel attack in Kabul Most of those killed as you may know were civilian workers so the Taliban must be pretty proud of themselves.
Taliban's offensive to destabilize region: In a recent six week period more than 200 Afghan civilians have been killed and hundreds more wounded in a series of brutal suicide bombings, gun battles and improvised explosive device (IED) attacks across the country
When are those people going to get the message and wake up? The bloody winter offensive targeting them is over but fighting season is on.
Bombs Kill at Least 21 in Afghanistan
Ten civilians killed as Taliban attack Kabul hotel, another successful Taliban attack
When are they going to get it? The Taliban are killing more civilians than ever hoping to get in control of them to kill and maim even more as they were before we attacked. Those civilians better realize that and take it upon themselves to start betraying and fighting the Taliban
Sixteen members from one family die in Taliban bomb
Taliban behind most Afghan civilian casualties: Insurgents are now responsible for about 85% of civilian casualties in the Afghanistan War, an increase from last year and a sign that efforts by the United States and its allies to limit their firepower are succeeding
When are the people going to realize the Taliban are their enemies. The civilians are the Taliban's low hanging fruit. They must come together and turn against the Taliban as many tribes in Pakistan have done and some in Afghanistan are now doing. Leaving Afghanistan is a good deal and a must for us.
However the people better remember the Taliban cutting off limbs and heads and just getting a severe beating for talking is getting off mild. The people better wake up and put the Talibam down before it is too late and they are much worse off than they were before.