Saturday, January 18, 2014

The "war on terror" grinds on

Two Britons and two Americans were among at least 21 people killed when a suicide bomber and gunmen attacked one of Kabul's most popular restaurants.
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The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, saying it was in reprisal for an Afghan military operation earlier in the week against insurgents in eastern Parwan province, which they said killed many civilians.

"The target of the attack was a restaurant frequented by high-ranking foreigners," Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said in an emailed statement.
from Kabul restaurant attack: three UN staff and local IMF head among 21 dead

You'll never understand the actual goal if you listen to him, but I no longer feel at liberty to express my opinion on such matters.