“Terrorists Strike Fuel Tankers in Afghanistan,” from AP, :
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan – Suspected Taliban rebels set off a bomb next to a fuel tanker parked outside the main U.S. military base in southern Afghanistan early Sunday, setting off a chain of large explosions that destroyed five tankers and injured three drivers, officials said….
“The Taliban perpetrated this terrorist activity,” the general said.
By midmorning Sunday, black smoke still billowed from the charred hulls of the tankers.
Taliban rebels have kept up a drumbeat of attacks, particularly in the
south, but have failed to launch any major uprising in recent months. On Saturday, the top U.S. general in the country predicted they might try to pull off a “high-visibility attack” in an effort to reverse their waning fortunes….
It could also be that these folks want to drive up the price of oil in order to harm the United States. If they can keep making trouble in Afghanistan and Iraq and drive up oil prices, they may be able to elect a dhimmi President next time around — not just one who kowtows to the Saudis and CAIR, but one who sees all anti-jihad resistance as racism or American imperialism.