Saturday, October 9, 2010

Defeating the Taliban, 2010

"Soldiers of Alpha Company(A Coy) watch as an engineer bulldozer clears away rubble in the Panjwaii District of Kandahar Province as part of Operation MEDUSA."

“The Taleban are broken and defeated here,” Ahmed Wali Karzai, the brother of the President and the south’s most powerful Afghan leader, told The Times yesterday. “They are in a miserable state. Their best commanders are all dead and their fighters run here and there. Their casualties are high and they can barely fightThe Times Online, October 8, 2010

"The ability of the Taliban to stay and fight in groups is finished," said Asadullah Khalid, Kandahar province's governor. "The enemy has been crushed." CTV News, September 17, 2006