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GHAZNI, Afghanistan—Throughout Afghanistan, roadside bombs are increasing not only in number but also in size, with devastating consequences for U.S. troops and beleaguered Afghan truck drivers alike.
Culverts that run under the road to help drain and irrigate surrounding fields in the rural country now regularly conceal these powerful improvised explosive devices, or IEDs, with increasingly large charges. Roadside bombs that once weighed 10 to 20 pounds have morphed into multigallon drums...
How you can win this situation, without winning hearts and minds?
Originally posted by MarkLuitzen
we can destroy the taliban but are not allowed and willing because the ban on Napalm.
If we napalm the hell out of the mountain area were they are hidding in caves we can smoke and burn them out of hidding and then shoot them to pieces with .. snipers and overhead cover by apaches..
and if that doesn't help a couple of nerve gas bombs will. then they will stop bombing our troops..
but if you are against violence then treathen them with the death of every soldier in afghanistan ect by muslim terrorism will lead too the closure of a mosque in Europe and USA. One dead one mosque .. then they will stop.
[edit on 1-11-2008 by MarkLuitzen]