The attack against the US embassy in Kabul lasted 20 hours and in the end four policemen lie dead, 11 civilians lost their lives and among them were three children. Even after we leave, innocents will still die as Islam spreads and sharia becomes the law of the land.
We will have learned nothing about our enemy, and will have left Afghanistan no better off, and maybe a little less than before.
From Reuters September 14 by Mirwais Harooni and Sanjeev Miglani
Kabul siege ends after 20 hours
KABUL (Reuters) - A marathon siege in Kabul's diplomatic enclave ended on Tuesday with the death of the last two of a group of gunmen who had held off Western and Afghan security forces for nearly 20 hours, showering rockets on Western embassies in a dramatic show of insurgent strength.At least 11 civilians were killed, three of them children, NATO-led foreign forces said. The Ministry of the Interior said four policemen died, and that toll was likely to rise.
It was the longest and most audacious militant attack on the Afghan capital in the decade since the Taliban were ousted from power and a stark reminder of insurgents' resources and reach as Western forces start to return home.
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