Militants attack Indian consulate in western Afghanistan

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Bakhtin wrote:

Will India will now have to spend the next two years at least conducting endless rinse-and-repeat investigations, or are they not that stupid?

May 23, 2014 2:42am EDT  --  Report as abuse
SamReuter wrote:

Smells like “Modi” wave!

May 23, 2014 10:27am EDT  --  Report as abuse
hardquestions wrote:

What do these fanatics hope to accomplish?!

May 23, 2014 10:27am EDT  --  Report as abuse
carlmartel wrote:

This attack is designed to prove that the current Afghan government can’t protect high value targets, so the people will know that the regime can’t protect them, its primary duty. The rule is that rebels don’t win rebellions; governments lose them. Some complain about attacks on “soft” targets with suicidal fighters, but the rebels don’t have the high tech weapons of the West, and the only way they can inflict casualties is to accept losses. Western troops want islamic rebels to stand in open fields, so the US and NATO can engage in ritualized mass murder using cluster munitions and high tech weapons. The rebels have found tactics that let them inflict casualties on the West whether the West likes the tactics or not.

In India’s case, New Delhi claims and occupies muslim territories that it conquered after Independence in 1947, and muslim rebels want those lands given to Pakistan, a muslim country. The Taliban wants to unite all seven “stans” and Xinjiang into a central Asian caliphate, including Indian land to be transferred to Pakistan.

May 23, 2014 1:44pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
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