Skip to comments.Taliban announces new Afghanistan offensive
Posted on 04/27/2013 8:58:42 AM PDT by haffast
KABUL, Afghanistan, April 27 (UPI) -- The Taliban this weekend announced their summer offensive was officially under way in Afghanistan under the code name Khalid bin Walid.
Khaama Press said Saturday the insurgents issued a statement warning Western military commanders they could expect a wave of so-called insider attacks as well as strikes against airfields and diplomatic targets.
The Taliban also sent a message to Afghan security troops saying the best way for them to remain safe would be to refuse to serve the current U.S.-backed government. Civilians were urged to stay clear of foreign outposts.
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Taliban shooting al-Skeet and other fun summer activities:
It's summertime and the killin' is easy. Lighten up already.
But ... but ... but Joe Biden said “...the Taliban per se is not our enemy.”(sic)
Joe is so intelligent (He told us so!) and such a clear thinker with great command of the facts and the moment.
How could this be?
Khalid bin Walid was one of Moumammmmed’s generals. Google it.
I thought Obama had taken them up as a “negotiating partner.” Had they not heard?
Obama needs to draw a “Red Line.” That will stop them in their tracks.
Or maybe a sternly worded memo.
Taliban announce spring offensive
By Josh Smith - Stars and Stripes
Published: April 27, 2013
"The operation is named after Khalid bin Waleed, a companion of the Islamic prophet Mohamed known for his military prowess. The Taliban is known for often releasing hyperbolic statements, but spring time is traditionally when violence in Afghanistan increases as the weather warms."