January 7th, 2011
10:38 AM ET

Suicide attack in public bath kills 17 in Kandahar

A suicide attack in Afghanistan's Kandahar province killed at least 17 people and wounded 23 others on Friday, officials said.

The explosion took place in the southeastern town of Spin Boldak, a hotbed of Taliban militants.

The suicide attacker detonated himself in a public bath where the border police commander was bathing, said the spokesman for the governor of Kandahar province. FULL POST

January 7th, 2011
10:34 AM ET

Graham vs. the Taliban

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham responds to the Taliban's allegations that the United States wants to occupy Afghanistan forever.


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