Taliban win over locals at the gates of Kabul

While clashes in remote Helmand dominate the headlines, another battle is being waged by the insurgents on Kabul's doorstep. There, the Taliban are winning support by building a parallel administration, which is more effective, more popular and more brutal than the government's.

Webmaster's Commentary: 

The last army to secure and hold this area was that of Alexander the Great.

Apparently, that's a lesson of history that the US and NATO chose to forget when cobbling together their "plans" for invasion and occupation.

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