Tag: taliban

  • Marines Pee On Dead Taliban Soldiers

    The Video: Here’s what Action Figure Therapy has to say: I don’t have any strong feelings about this, good or bad.  On one hand the fact human beings pissed on the dead bodies of other human beings is revolting, but on the other hand these people were trying to kill them, so that makes it…

  • Casual Fridays in Afghanistan

    As the description says: “When a firefight breaks out and an outpost is under fire the choice between rounds down range or uniforms isn’t a hard choice.” Is that a Canadian thing? Or has the U.S. military occasionally been known to slay taliban in gym shorts and flip-flops too? Hat tip: Bryan

  • Photos From Afghanistan (January 2011)

    Suspected Taliban fighters stand at a police station in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, on Jan. 26. Eleven Taliban fighters were arrested by Afghan police in a recent operation. (Rahmat Gul/Associated Press) If you’re wondering what’s with the earmuffs and blacked out goggles, it must be because their future might be bright and loud. (Muzzle flash…

  • AK-47 Slingshot

    Looks like he is getting ready to fire a hand grenade: I dub the system “BUGS” – BackUp Grenade Slingshot. I wonder what the story behind the picture is? Doesn’t seem sophisticated enough to be Russian… probably some Taliban jury rigging.

  • Inside A Taliban Gun Locker

    12 were variants of the Kalashnikov assault rifle, 8 were bolt-action rifles from World War II or earlier, 4 were variants of the PK machine gun, and 2 were small semiautomatic pistols. Full story at the NYT – HERE

  • Gurkha Soldier Disciplined For Beheading Taliban Warlord

    Full story – HERE I can see why at first the commanding officer was not impressed. But when he learned the full story about how they had no time to bring the whole body because of enemy fire i’m surprised he didn’t have a good laugh about it.  Oh well.. haters gonna hate. Whoever did that beheading is…