Sunday, October 05, 2008

Taliban said to be furious over U.S. strike

Here is some good news from the war. We're fighting back and we've reportedly made the enemy "angry". Anger (with more than a dash of paranoia) is good--we certainly don't want the Taliban to be pleased about anything, do we?

Bottom line: many more missile strikes and attacks against the Taliban and their friends are needed. More of the enemy must be killed, and quickly.

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan - The Taliban are furious about the latest apparent U.S. missile strike in Pakistan, indicating a senior militant may be among two dozen people killed, officials and residents said Sunday.

The attack Friday on the North Waziristan tribal region was believed to have killed several Arab fighters but government officials have been notably quiet.

However, two Pakistani intelligence officials said insurgents were moving aggressively in the area while using harsh language against local residents, including calling them "salable commodities" — an accusation of spying.

Read the rest here.

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