Bankrupting the Taliban

If we are to see the “light at the end of the tunnel” in Afghanistan, bankrupting the Taliban is a good place to start.
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NATO airstrike in Afghanistan kills up to 90

Aircraft bomb two fuel tankers hijacked by Taliban terrorists.
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Did Mossad hijack Russian ship to stop Iran arms shipment?

Officials deny Russian paper’s report that pirates acted on Israel’s behalf. (The Media Line)
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Ruthless new Pakistan Taliban leader named
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The commander named by members of the Pakistani Taliban as its new leader is as ruthless as his predecessor, taking credit for several attacks, and could order more in the coming weeks to prove the terror network is still in business….
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Afghan Voters Stand Up to Taliban for Key Election
Afghanistan is counting the ballots after millions voted, Thursday, in the nation’s second-ever presidential election.
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Amid Election, Afghan Jihad Continues
Turnout was low in Afganistan’s elections Thursday as the Taliban threatened to disrupt voting.
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MI Residents Wary Over Obama Gitmo Plan
Some Michigan leaders want to move terrorist suspects to a prison in Standish, Michigan. That has some residents nervous.
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Pakistan captures spokesman for Baitullah Mehsud

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Security forces captured the Pakistani Taliban’s top spokesman in an operation near the Afghan border, a government official said Tuesday, dealing another blow to the militants following the reported killing of their leader earlier this month….
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Bomb attack kills 7 in Kabul; UN workers wounded
KABUL (AP) — A suicide car bomber attacked a NATO convoy Tuesday on the outskirts of Kabul, killing at least seven civilians and wounding 50 people, including several international troops, officials said. A U.N. spokesman said three U.N. staff were also wounded….
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Russia arrests 8 suspects in Arctic Sea hijacking
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s navy arrested eight men accused of hijacking the Arctic Sea freighter near Sweden and forcing the crew to sail to West Africa, the defense minister said Tuesday….
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