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Militants Hang 8-Year Old Boy In Southern Afghanistan
CNN ^ | July 24, 2011 | David Ariosto

Posted on 07/24/2011 7:43:40 PM PDT by Steelfish

Militants Hang 8-Year Old Boy In Southern Afghanistan By David Ariosto, CNN July 24, 2011

The boy's father, a police officer, refused to provide militants with a police vehicle The boy was kidnapped Friday. The capital of Helmand province was transferred to local control last week

Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) -- An 8 year-old boy was hanged by militants in Afghanistan's Helmand province after the boy's father -- a police officer in the southern city of Gereshk -- refused to comply with militants' demands to provide them with a police vehicle, officials said. Afghan President Hamid Karzai condemned the hanging, saying "this action is not permitted in any culture or any religions," according to a statement Sunday, which provided details of the incident.

Karzai said he has ordered local authorities to root out the militants and arrest them "as soon as possible."

The boy was kidnapped Friday. It was unclear when he was killed. The incident comes amid a recent wave of attacks on local officials who are considered anti-Taliban. Less than two weeks ago, Ahmed Wali Karzai, Karzai's half-brother and a provincial council chief in neighboring Kandahar, was killed in his home by a longtime bodyguard.

Elsewhere on Sunday, formal ceremonies marking the handover of security to Afghan forces took place in Kabul and Panjshir province.

(Excerpt) Read more at cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; kidnapping; murder; taliban
And again Obama puts politics ahead of national an security interest. Where's our Nobel Prize Winner?
1 posted on 07/24/2011 7:43:42 PM PDT by Steelfish
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To: Steelfish
Very sad.

I hate to say it, but this is more evidence that Afghanistan will eventually end just the way Vietnam ended.

Because once US forces leave, the Taliban will use this technique to win over village after village. No Afghan policeman or mayor will risk his family for the benefit of the corrupt politicians in Kabul. And so once again we'll see helicopters take off from the US embassy roof.

The folly of limited-war and nation-building...

2 posted on 07/24/2011 7:51:46 PM PDT by Leaning Right (Why am I carrying this lantern? you ask. I am looking for the next Reagan.)
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To: Steelfish

No Problem,They are here now ,thanks to GW Bush and Barry the Black Muslim Obama, and Bro Holder will give them a Nasty “Mail in Ticket” when they do that here!


3 posted on 07/24/2011 7:53:48 PM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: Steelfish

SOP attack the families of those opposed to terror.


4 posted on 07/24/2011 7:54:16 PM PDT by arrogantsob (Why do They hate her so much?)
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To: Cheetahcat

Fortunately, your post is incoherent at best.


5 posted on 07/24/2011 7:55:36 PM PDT by arrogantsob (Why do They hate her so much?)
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To: arrogantsob

“Fortunately, your post is incoherent at best.”

Work on your reading comprehension, Bush BOT!!


6 posted on 07/24/2011 7:59:46 PM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: Leaning Right
The folly of limited-war and nation-building...

Tribes with flags do not a nation make.

7 posted on 07/24/2011 8:15:51 PM PDT by lightman (Adjutorium nostrum (+) in nomine Domini)
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To: Steelfish

CNN can’t grt the story right. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2752938/posts

Taliban hang 8-year-old boy in southern Afghanistan
BNO News ^ | July 23, 2011

Posted on Saturday, July 23, 2011 2:53:00 PM by Free ThinkerNY

KABUL (BNO NEWS) — Suspected members of the Taliban on Friday hung the 8-year-old son of a local police commander in southern Afghanistan after ordering his father to surrender, according to a news report on Saturday.

The Deutsche Presse-Agentur (DPA) news agency reported that the young boy was kidnapped by militants in the Greshk district of Helmand province on Tuesday. They had ordered his father to surrender to the Taliban or else the boy would be executed.

“The militants had warned his father, who is a local police commander, to surrender with his police vehicle and weapons, otherwise they would kill his son,” provincial governor spokesman Daud Ahmadi told DPA. The boy was hung on Friday.

(Excerpt) Read more at wireupdate.com ... http://wireupdate.com/wires/18994/taliban-hang-8-year-old-boy-in-southern-afghanistan/


8 posted on 07/24/2011 8:20:47 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Steelfish
An 8 year-old boy was hanged by militants

Whats an illiterate idiot have to do around here to be called Taliban anyway?

9 posted on 07/24/2011 8:31:14 PM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: Leaning Right

this is pure evil.....we are seeing it and the world just schrugs....


10 posted on 07/24/2011 8:34:46 PM PDT by cherry
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To: Steelfish

I was right 10 years ago and I am right now...that miserable festering Islamofacsist rabid wound of a country needs to be glass right now. Satan’s corporate developmental office is there. They will continue to visit much misery on the world....


11 posted on 07/24/2011 8:41:04 PM PDT by hatfieldmccoy (The Obama beat down of America continues)
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To: cherry
we are seeing it and the world just schrugs....

You are so right. But if tomorrow an American soldier shoves a Taliban prisoner, it would be headline news. And Obama would demand an immediate investigation. And the UN would pass a resolution condemning the shoving.

12 posted on 07/24/2011 8:44:14 PM PDT by Leaning Right (Why am I carrying this lantern? you ask. I am looking for the next Reagan.)
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To: hatfieldmccoy

As the “One” would say “let me be clear” that would be smoking, glowing glass..I love the smell of vaporized Islamists in the morning......


13 posted on 07/24/2011 8:45:33 PM PDT by hatfieldmccoy (The Obama beat down of America continues)
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To: Cheetahcat

My reading comprehension is close to perfect. Garbled crap may be acceptable to you but does not meet the standards intelligent people require.


14 posted on 07/24/2011 9:02:55 PM PDT by arrogantsob (Why do They hate her so much?)
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To: arrogantsob

“My reading comprehension is close to perfect. Garbled crap may be acceptable to you but does not meet the standards intelligent people require.”

Learn what a Comma is ,,,,,,, then you will be fine Goofy!


15 posted on 07/24/2011 9:19:43 PM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: Cheetahcat

Commas, properly placed, aid comprehension and have no place in the sentences I wrote. Your initial one was, on the other hand, incorrectly punctuated but mainly suffered from being stupid.


16 posted on 07/24/2011 9:32:16 PM PDT by arrogantsob (Why do They hate her so much?)
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To: Steelfish

remind me again why we didn’t simply nuke this place in 2001 and put them out of their misery?

and now we continue to waste capital and lives trying to civilize these barbarians.

enough is enough.


17 posted on 07/24/2011 9:35:04 PM PDT by KingofZion
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To: arrogantsob

“Commas, properly placed, aid comprehension and have no place in the sentences I wrote. Your initial one was, on the other hand, incorrectly punctuated but mainly suffered from being stupid.”

Wrong Goofy,Wrong! You are dangerous and should not read and follow Printed instructions without help.

BTW Just so you Know,A person loses for being a grammar Queer.

In closing,Bush Bots are hated in here!


18 posted on 07/24/2011 9:49:55 PM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: Cheetahcat

Since you are confident that your post is easily comprehended, why descend to the level of name-calling?


19 posted on 07/24/2011 10:41:14 PM PDT by Immerito (Reading Through the Bible in 90 Days)
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To: Steelfish
Wow, I didn't realize the Amish had such a strong presence in Afghanistan. It was the Amish, right? Couldn't have been anyone associated with the ReligionOfPeace™...
20 posted on 07/24/2011 11:06:22 PM PDT by FromTheSidelines ("everything that deceives, also enchants" - Plato)
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To: Steelfish

The same Taliban the US is negotiating with... not a peep from the turd-in-chief... not even a statement the knuckledraggers were being “inappropriate” or “inartful,” or “acting stupidly.”


21 posted on 07/25/2011 3:10:39 AM PDT by ScottinVA (As a party that gives Obama what he wants, what again is the GOP`s 2012 selling point?)
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To: KingofZion

I wonder if the knuckledraggers raped the boy prior to killing him.. it is Afghanistan after all. A place like that must be fertile ground for NAMBLA.

Instead of pissing away blood and treasure there, I wish we`d have just turned that diseased muslim landmass to radioactive dust. You could have better success teaching a jar full of cockroaches to form a viable nation. It`s time to accept the fact some cultures aren`t worth the effort.


22 posted on 07/25/2011 3:19:33 AM PDT by ScottinVA (As a party that gives Obama what he wants, what again is the GOP`s 2012 selling point?)
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To: ScottinVA

Guess the Russians wern’t so dumb after all by pulling out of that hell-hole long before we even thought of going in.

Many of our fine young people have and will pay the price and for what? Nothing good will come from this “war”. Best bet would be to turn the whole damn place into a pile of burned out samd with nothing left. (unfortunately, there would be some “good” people taken).


23 posted on 07/25/2011 4:27:41 AM PDT by DaveA37
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To: Immerito

“Since you are confident that your post is easily comprehended, why descend to the level of name-calling?”

I do not like Bush Bots,Now go play with your baby dolls.


24 posted on 07/25/2011 9:06:57 AM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: Cheetahcat

The time for ending your pettiness has come and gone. Time to just STFU and stop disrupting the thread.


25 posted on 07/25/2011 10:16:46 AM PDT by EggsAckley ( There's an Ethiopian in the fuel supply ! !)
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To: Cheetahcat

use of commas. They don’t go,into a sentence without a space between the words nor do they go ,connected to the word following. Pretty simple too bad it is too much for you.

“BTW Just so you Know,A person loses for being a grammar Queer.” Now you are outing yourself and illustrating your incorrect use of commas.

“In closing,Bush Bots are hated in here!” Not as much as pure FOOLS.


26 posted on 07/25/2011 10:29:16 AM PDT by arrogantsob (Why do They hate her so much?)
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To: EggsAckley

“The time for ending your pettiness has come and gone. Time to just STFU and stop disrupting the thread.”

LOOK I am not the one being the Sissy Here,Follow the THREAD back and The Guilty will Magically appear, Later!!!!!!!!!!!


27 posted on 07/25/2011 10:47:47 AM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: arrogantsob

“use of commas. They don’t go,into a sentence without a space between the words nor do they go ,connected to the word following. Pretty simple too bad it is too much for you.

“BTW Just so you Know,A person loses for being a grammar Queer.” Now you are outing yourself and illustrating your incorrect use of commas.

“In closing,Bush Bots are hated in here!” Not as much as pure FOOLS.”

I see the DU FOOL and NOBODY in real life,Clue ;sob.


28 posted on 07/25/2011 10:49:45 AM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: Cheetahcat

It seems to have become more prevalent on Free Republic to criticize the grammar or punctuation of another poster.

A basic rule of manners is that one never criticizes others in public ... not their table manners nor their grammar.

Plus it’s totally unimportant. We have problems. The way someone uses commas is not one of them.

Please go and sin no more.


29 posted on 07/25/2011 10:52:29 AM PDT by altura ( Palin/Ryan---or Palin/Perry (for the best looking ticket ever))
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To: Leaning Right
Because once US forces leave, the Taliban will use this technique to win over village after village. No Afghan policeman or mayor will risk his family for the benefit of the corrupt politicians in Kabul.

It's not much different from Mexico.

30 posted on 07/25/2011 10:57:14 AM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Cheetahcat

Even more incomprehensibility, keep it up.


31 posted on 07/25/2011 10:57:21 AM PDT by arrogantsob (Why do They hate her so much?)
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To: arrogantsob

“Even more incomprehensibility, keep it up.”

I see you went to school to be a Idiot and got a degree!


32 posted on 07/25/2011 10:59:36 AM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: Cheetahcat
“In closing,Bush Bots are hated in here!”

Where is "here", your mother's basement with your pet mouse in your pocket?

You're in the the wrong house my friend.........

33 posted on 07/25/2011 11:08:19 AM PDT by Hot Tabasco (You can't forfeit the game Chuck! If you go home you forfeit!)
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To: Cheetahcat
KNOCK IT OFF!
34 posted on 07/25/2011 11:08:21 AM PDT by Admin Moderator
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To: Admin Moderator

“KNOCK IT OFF!”

You got it!


35 posted on 07/25/2011 11:10:46 AM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: Cheetahcat

Apparently your degree is from DU (and that ain’t Duke) since you are infected with both blinding ignorance and blinding hatred of Bush. You probably call him “Chimpy”, too.


36 posted on 07/25/2011 12:16:57 PM PDT by arrogantsob (Why do They hate her so much?)
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To: Cheetahcat

Whether or not he is a “Bush bot” is immaterial. Your response to him doesn’t suggest that you are confident of your post’s readability. Indeed, your response makes better logical sense if you believe that he has a point.


38 posted on 07/25/2011 1:25:10 PM PDT by Immerito (Reading Through the Bible in 90 Days)
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