25 Tons of Bombs Wipe Afghan Town Off Map

#1
We had to destroy it to save it, man....

25 Tons of Bombs Wipe Afghan Town Off Map

An American-led military unit pulverized an Afghan village in Kandahar’s Arghandab River Valley in October, after it became overrun with Taliban insurgents. It’s hard to understand how turning an entire village into dust fits into America’s counterinsurgency strategy — which supposedly prizes the local people’s loyalty above all else.

25 Tons of Bombs Wipe Afghan Town Off Map [Updated] | Danger Room | Wired.com
 
#3
We had to destroy it to save it, man....

25 Tons of Bombs Wipe Afghan Town Off Map

An American-led military unit pulverized an Afghan village in Kandahar’s Arghandab River Valley in October, after it became overrun with Taliban insurgents. It’s hard to understand how turning an entire village into dust fits into America’s counterinsurgency strategy — which supposedly prizes the local people’s loyalty above all else.

25 Tons of Bombs Wipe Afghan Town Off Map [Updated] | Danger Room | Wired.com
Apparently the command felt it better to not let the Civvies back into the heavily boobytrapped homes where the Afghan Civvies would be killed. Nice Vietnam segway though.
Journo is Spencer Ackerman, impeccable credentials.....
 
#4
We had to destroy it to save it, man....

25 Tons of Bombs Wipe Afghan Town Off Map

An American-led military unit pulverized an Afghan village in Kandahar’s Arghandab River Valley in October, after it became overrun with Taliban insurgents. It’s hard to understand how turning an entire village into dust fits into America’s counterinsurgency strategy — which supposedly prizes the local people’s loyalty above all else.

25 Tons of Bombs Wipe Afghan Town Off Map [Updated] | Danger Room | Wired.com
We think it's more sporting to let the Taleban do it.
 
#5
We had to destroy it to save it, man....

25 Tons of Bombs Wipe Afghan Town Off Map

An American-led military unit pulverized an Afghan village in Kandahar’s Arghandab River Valley in October, after it became overrun with Taliban insurgents. It’s hard to understand how turning an entire village into dust fits into America’s counterinsurgency strategy — which supposedly prizes the local people’s loyalty above all else.

25 Tons of Bombs Wipe Afghan Town Off Map [Updated] | Danger Room | Wired.com
Hurrah, one down............. Hmm be cheaper to send a bit of instant sunshine to deal with the rest!
 

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