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Dozens of Taliban killed as war enters 10th year
AP on Yahoo ^ | 10/7/10 | Robert Kennedy - ap

Posted on 10/07/2010 1:37:21 PM PDT by NormsRevenge

KABUL, Afghanistan – Airstrikes and ground operations by NATO and Afghan troops killed dozens of insurgents, including a senior Taliban leader who spearheaded attacks against security forces, the alliance said Thursday as the war in Afghanistan entered its 10th year.

Sixteen militants were killed in air raids and ground fighting overnight in the Darqad, Yangi Qala and Khwaja Bahawuddin districts of Takhar province, Gen. Shah Jahan Noori, provincial police chief, told The Associated Press. More than a dozen insurgents were wounded.

Northern Takhar has been the scene of escalating military operations in recent days, as NATO and Afghan forces step up the battle for control of the Taliban-dominated south.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Government; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; anniversary; bhogwot; deathtoll; dozens; killed; oef; taliban; wot

1 posted on 10/07/2010 1:37:24 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
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HaPPy 10th Anniversary, Taliban!


2 posted on 10/07/2010 1:38:11 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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'a blast from the past'

Sgt. William Olas Bee, a U.S. Marine from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, has a close call after Taliban fighters opened fire near Garmser in Helmand Province of Afghanistan May 18, 2008. The Marine was not injured. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic


3 posted on 10/07/2010 1:40:16 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: NormsRevenge

Someone needs to organize a protest calling for pulling troops out of Kosovo!


4 posted on 10/07/2010 1:42:23 PM PDT by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com <--- My Fiction/ Science Fiction Board)
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To: NormsRevenge

10 years?


5 posted on 10/07/2010 1:43:23 PM PDT by ▀udda▀udd (7 days - 7 ways Guero >>> with a floating, shifting, ever changing persona.....)
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To: NormsRevenge

Where is his helmet?


6 posted on 10/07/2010 1:44:29 PM PDT by fortheDeclaration (When the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn (Pr.29:2))
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To: NormsRevenge

Doesn’t matter how many are killed. The Madrases in Pakistan and Saudi Arabia are raising up an endless supply of new mujahadin to replace them.

I don’t really have a better suggestion that wouldn’t be a real human rights nightmare, but Afghanistan is just one endless turkey shoot of ignorant cannon fodder in sandals. We’re picking off the leaves and leaving the roots to keep growing.

They all need to come to faith in Christ.


7 posted on 10/07/2010 2:00:14 PM PDT by lurk
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To: ├čudda├čudd
10 years?

Sounds better than "9th anniversary" doesn't it? (Campaign began on 10/7/2001) Cute little manipulation on somebody's part, to make it seem longer.

8 posted on 10/07/2010 2:06:10 PM PDT by r9etb
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To: NormsRevenge
Ten years of directing insurgents to the infernal regions.
9 posted on 10/07/2010 7:58:47 PM PDT by oyez (The difference in genius and stupidity is that genius has limits.)
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To: lurk

The West is weak right now. We don’t have the stomach to attempt to convert the savages in the Middle East to Christianity.


10 posted on 10/07/2010 8:12:03 PM PDT by MinorityRepublican
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