There was a lot of noise in Kabul last night—a Presidential speech and soldiers’ applause; statements of friendship and promises; and then, a few hours later, the boom of a car bomb, gunfire, and people on the street screaming. I’ve written about President Obama’s speech over at Daily Comment today, as part of an argument for why the death of Osama bin Laden and other post-9/11 maneuvers, far from being overly politicized—the complaint of the week—have not been politicized nearly enough.
KABUL (Reuters) - A loud explosion and gunfire were heard outside the Afghan parliament building on Monday in the western part of Kabul, a security official and a Reuters witness said.
Bombs and gunfire rocked the centre of the Afghan capital Kabul near the embassy district on Tuesday, according to police officials. Roads were blocked around the US embassy and other foreign embassies, after an attack at a nearby s...
A suicide attacker driving an explosives-packed vehicle targeted a NATO military convoy in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Tuesday, killing at least one person and wounding up to 22, police, military and government officials said.
Taliban claims responsibility for suicide car bomb attack less than half a mile from the American Embassy