The head man
Courage. “U.S. Troops Kill Taliban Commander, Clad in Woman’s Clothes,” from AP, November 29 (thanks to Sr. Soph):
KABUL, Afghanistan “” U.S.-led coalition troops killed a Taliban commander dressed as a women [sic] during a raid in southern Afghanistan, officials said Saturday.
Soldiers killed four Taliban fighters in Friday’s operation, including the Taliban commander named Haji Yakub who was dressed as a woman to evade capture, the U.S. military said in a statement….
In the Ghazni raid, the U.S. said coalition forces discovered Yakub as they questioned a group of women and children inside a compound. The Taliban commander was dressed in a burqa, a traditional robe that covers the entire body. He was killed when he “attempted to engage the force,” the statement said.