They just got a different tool to use than we do: They kill innocent lives to achieve objectives. That's what they do. And they're good. They get on the TV screens and they get people to ask questions about, well, you know, this, that or the other. I mean, they're able to kind of say to people: Don't come and bother us, because we will kill you. Bush - Joint News Conference with Blair - 28 July '06

Tuesday, February 07, 2006

UK troops rushed to Afghan riot

bbcnews: Nato has sent British reinforcements to a riot-hit Afghan town after crowds protesting at cartoons satirising the Prophet Muhammad attacked peacekeepers.
The UK troops were sent to the airfield at Meymaneh, in the north-west.

The move came after three protesters died as they tried to storm the town's Norwegian-led peacekeeping base. The cause of their deaths is unclear.

On Monday, five people died as protests over the cartoons, first published in Denmark, swept across Afghanistan. Read more

db: It's unlikely that many UK soldiers joined up to protect the right of a tin-pot Danish rag to insult Muslims.