Surely if we build more roads, schools, and hospitals in Afghanistan, this sort of thing won’t happen — right? That is the bedrock assumption that the learned analysts make, and it is draining American resources. No one, of course, is considering the possibility that no matter how helpful we are to the Afghans, they will still hate us because of core teachings of Islam regarding Infidels.
“Rockets hit US consulate site in west Afghanistan,” from AFP, January 9:
KABUL – Rockets fired at a building that will house the US consulate in the western Afghan city of Herat damaged two floors but caused no casualties, an Afghan official said Sunday.
The US embassy in Kabul confirmed an incident at the consulate site, but could not immediately provide any details.
“Three rockets were fired at the US consulate, two hit the third and fourth floors, another missed the compound completely,” said Akramuddin Yawar, police chief for the country’s western zone….