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

Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Afghanistan: US kills over 120 'Taleban' and civilians

BBC - The US-led coalition force in Afghanistan says that more than 120 Taleban fighters have been killed in separate clashes in the south.

They say that more than 65 insurgents were killed in Uruzgan province on Tuesday night, and at least 60 were killed in neighbouring Helmand.

Villagers say that 12 civilians in the Helmand attack died in air strikes and 50 families fled their homes. Link

Guardian - 165 Insurgents Killed in Afghanistan Link