John Kerry will take this as another sign that the Islamic State is losing. By that reasoning, maybe they need to win for awhile, so that the world can have some peace.
“Deadly Blasts Kill 80 Protesters In Kabul,” Sky News, July 23, 2016:
At least 80 people have been killed in two suicide bombings at a march in the Afghan capital Kabul, officials say.
More than 230 people have been injured in the attack, according to the interior ministry, and are being taken to Istiqlal hospital.
Witnesses said the blasts happened where hundreds of Afghanistan’s Hazara minority had gathered to protest over the route of a planned multi-million dollar power line.
They were demanding a major electric transmission line pass through their impoverished areas, an option the government says would cost millions and delay the badly needed project by years.
One of the march organisers, Laila Mohammadi, said she arrived at the scene soon after the blast and saw “many dead and wounded people”.
Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Violence had been feared at what was the second march over the power line issue.
The demonstrators had been shouting “death to discrimination” and “all Afghans are equal”….