Last Refuge From Taliban for Afghans May Prove No Refuge at All

KABUL, Afghanistan — Fleeing the encroaching front line in the embattled southern Helmand Province, Haji Abdul Qudus has moved his family many times this year, ending up at a rented home in Lashkar Gah, the provincial capital.

But his family of nine, and the thousands of others from across the province who have been displaced to the small bastion, fear for the worse: what if Lashkar Gah also falls?

“We don’t feel secure here,” Mr. Qudus said. “The Taliban are not far from the city.”

  • dance…dancetotheradio

    But Obama won that war dint he?

  • Clausewitz

    Once upon a time Jack Layton told us we could negotiate with the Taliban, and I laughed and laughed. Who’s laughing now?

  • canminuteman

    They could try standing and fighting the inbred goat humping retards.

  • bob e

    well .. see if the taliban will pay them the enormous sums of $$
    the americans did. what a complete waste by idiot George W
    “islam is peace” Bush .. thousands of men . trillions of dollars ..
    christ ..