News of another attack on the infamous Intercontinental hotel in Kabul, resulting of the slaughter of at least 40 – but this number will probably rise as the full extent of the attack will come to light. To anyone involved with Kabul, it’s history repeating itself, as the hotel was attacked back in 2011 with … Read More
Terrorist or Thief?
Acts of violence need to have a political context in order for them to be officially classified as a terrorist attack, if not their just criminal. However within a conflict or post conflict environment such as Afghanistan, the lines between the differing of categories of attacks can get so blurred that they often cease … Read More
Karzai – U.S. behind attack in Kabul that kills 21.
I heard the explosion. It was muffled, but distinctive. I looked at my watch and noted the time, 19.22hrs on the 18th January. A mile away in central Kabul at La Taverna – a popular Lebanese restaurant – customers were cowering under their tables waiting to be executed by merciless gunmen. La Taverna was a popular ex-pat … Read More