Local VA School Board Finally Fires Superintendent at the Center of Student Rapist...
North Carolina's State Treasurer Calls on BlackRock CEO Larry Fink to Resign
And a Player to Be Named Later...
DeSantis Tops Trump in 2024 Primary Race Poll
Why Sinema's Defection Just Made 2024 More Interesting
Biden's Non-Binary Nuke Official Busted Again for Stealing Luggage at Another Airport
The GOP Is Not Listening to the Base
Biden's Deal for the Devil
Analysis: With 2022 Midterms in Rearview Mirror, Hard and Clear Lessons Emerge for...
Veteran Congressman Reveals Shocking Place One Democrat Stored Her American Flag
Inflation Surges Past Expectations Again
Top Democrat Criticizes Biden's 'Deeply Disturbing' Prisoner Swap Decision
Why Oregon Teachers' Union Has Lost 20 Percent of Its Membership
One State Lowers Teaching Qualifications to Address Teacher Shortages
Critics Notice Something Unusual in Video of Prisoner Exchange That Freed Griner
Tipsheet

Coakley: Let's Leave Afghanistan, "Focus on Where Al Qaeda Is"

It was pointed out last week that Martha Coakley made the strange declaration that terrorists in Afghanistan are "gone," to Pakistan or Yemen. Her reason for this was to say that we should "focus" on places other than Afghanistan.


The Taliban today made Coakley look like a fool

Taliban militants on Monday launched one of their fiercest assaults on Kabul, the Afghan capital, since their government was ousted from power in 2001 after the September 11 terror attacks on the US.

At least five gunmen were killed after running gun battles in the streets of central Kabul and a series of suicide bomb attacks near banks and several government ministries. A four-hour exchange of fire culminated in a siege at a shopping complex where the gunmen had holed up as plumes of acrid smoke rose above the city.

The Taliban have not given up this fight, and if we redirect our efforts away from Afghanistan, the gains that we have made will be lost. Terrorists are not gone from Afghanistan. They are still there, and in force, and just one flinch in our focus would be a very dangerous thing.

Join the conversation as a VIP Member

Recommended

Trending on Townhall Video