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Multiple Attacks On Kabul, Taliban Claims "Spring Offensive"
Reuters via Yahoo News ^
| 15 April 2012
| Amie Ferris-Rotman and Rob Taylor
Posted on 04/15/2012 6:46:22 AM PDT by edpc
KABUL (Reuters) - Gunmen launched multiple attacks in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday, assaulting Western embassies in the heavily guarded, central diplomatic area and at the parliament in the west.
Taliban insurgents claimed responsibility for the assault, one of the most serious on the capital since U.S.-backed Afghan forces removed the group from power in 2001.
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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; kabul; taliban; talibanattack; wot
"These attacks are the beginning of the spring offensive and we had planned them for months," Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid told Reuters.
So, the "secret" talks with the Taliban over the winter were a complete sham. What a shock.
posted on 04/15/2012 6:46:33 AM PDT
Wow! I am really impressed with the results of the nobama foreign policy. Just wow. What a glorious leader nobama is. Obviously, nobama isd the most intelligent of beings. We are but mere insects in his presence.
posted on 04/15/2012 6:49:26 AM PDT
by hal ogen
(1st Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
Well were is Walter Cronkite when you need him, someone needs to tell the people that all is lost due to the Towel Head Tet offensive,
posted on 04/15/2012 6:51:54 AM PDT
posted on 04/15/2012 6:53:01 AM PDT
First North Korea and now the Taliban. You just can’t trust any of the president’s friends anymore.
posted on 04/15/2012 6:56:31 AM PDT
(Anyone But Romney)
To: hal ogen; DAC21; BinaryBoy
I guess they haven't heard that Obama doesn't bluff. Don't they realize he's the badass that rid the world of bin Laden and Khadaffi?
posted on 04/15/2012 7:02:57 AM PDT
My first thought as well.
posted on 04/15/2012 7:05:43 AM PDT
by Travis McGee
Duhh, surprise!!! Under the Illegal’s great leadership, who’da thunk it?
It’s the flowers of Arab Spring exploding!
Taliban Claims "Spring Offensive"
Well, the Taliban find just about everything offensive.
Move the offices of The Secretary of Defense and The Director of the CIA to Kabul.
posted on 04/15/2012 7:16:58 AM PDT
("A crack shot and a good dancer")
I think Patraeus spent enough time there.
posted on 04/15/2012 7:19:36 AM PDT
Not to worry, General Bambi will clean up the rear and save the day just like he did with Osama.
posted on 04/15/2012 7:48:49 AM PDT
(Go Newt! The only conservative left in the game!)
More like move the entire DHS, and their equipment to Kabul. Napolitano should sort them out, he is a ruthless bastard.
posted on 04/15/2012 7:59:40 AM PDT
by yank in the UK
( A liberal mocking Christianity. I asked "why don't you mock Islam?" he replied "Muslims are violent)
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