Skip to comments.Taliban Gets Bury Lucky [Contracting funerals in world of PC]
Posted on 09/13/2006 5:19:55 AM PDT by TomGuy
September 13, 2006 -- WASHINGTON - Taliban terror leaders who had gathered for a funeral - and were secretly being watched by an eye-in-the-sky American drone - dodged assassination because U.S. rules of engagement bar attacks in cemeteries, according to a shocking report. U.S. intelligence officers in Afghanistan are still fuming about the recent lost opportunity for an easy kill of Taliban honchos packed in tight formation for the burial, NBC News reported.
U.S. intelligence officers in Afghanistan are still fuming about the recent lost opportunity for an easy kill of Taliban honchos packed in tight formation for the burial, NBC News reported.
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Q: How do you win a PC war? A: You don't.
REALLY p***ed me off ;(
What kind of war are we fighting???
Don't kill the enemy, it might offend them!
We ain't gonna win at this rate!
Geez how much more convenient can it get? They were already in the cemetery!
I think this was implemented during the Clinton administration so that the Marxists attending the Wellstone funeral were protected.
One Hellfire back then and this country would have been so much better off.
This is so disgusting. The Talibandits wouldn't think twice about killing a huge group of US forces gathered together like that at a funeral or prayer service. PC IS KILLING US! It is total insanity. Napolean said, "If your object is to take Vienna, then take Vienna.".........
This will be a key scene in the movie commemorating the path to the next terrorist attack.
Actually this is a good opportunity because it allows the Taliban to be more open.
We will get them next time.
Who was at the funeral??? Mullah Omar?
Interesting. first we advertise "the trail of bin laden is cold", now we come out and say "we don't attack in certain situations.
am I the only one who reads a "Setup" in these items?
Rules of engagement work both ways.
The cemetery would have been a perfect place to cremate these animals. Screw the rules of engagement.
A: You don't.
The path to 911 just gave us a clue to how insane we have become.
The insanity continues.
Both the Taliban and killers in Iraq have attacked and ambushed our troops in cemetaries.
Some say the fact that we don't makes us "better" than they are.
To me, it just makes us deader.
The funeral has to end sometime. Just strike after the funeral if you must avoid hitting the funeral.
What I do not understand is that we have this rule that does not allow us to attack the Taliban at a cemetary.
Are they still in the cemetary or did these people leave?
Didn't we blow up their vehicles after they left? Didn't we station troops to intercept them as they left the cemetary?
I agree it is a stupid rule, but c'mon, how about a little military strategy here!
Check this out!
What would we have done if Bin Laden was in that crowd? Waited. We were going to send them all to their own funeral anyway. This is nuts! Stupid too..
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