Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Binocular Snapshot for 6/29/2011

LastDayWatchers you will see more and more evidence which exposes the lie to "the tide of war is receding" as

Nine suicide bombers penetrated several rings of security to lay siege to one of the capital’s premier hotels

"For six hours overnight Tuesday in a complex attack that jolted Afghans’ sense of security and highlighted the weakness of their police forces.

At least 21 people were killed: all the attackers, two policemen, nine Afghan civilians, and one foreigner, a Spaniard.

One witness said that the police failed to stop a man who obviously presented a threat: a man carrying weapons, dressed in a police uniform but with a white hat.

Coming within a week of President Obama’s announcement of troop withdrawals from Afghanistan, the attack underscored the still precarious nature of security

The attack started in the evening, as guests strolled through the hotel grounds to catch the evening breeze."

"Ali Omar the restaurant owner began videotaping what he saw. "I recorded it up to the point where a guy came in and started shooting into the crowd, then it was a free-for-all"

The video shows police standing on the pool deck with AK-47 rifles.

People walk by the camera and Omar points out a policeman who he said was shot and killed minutes later. The tape cuts off as a loud explosion is heard.

The Taliban had its official version. The group's spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid tells TIME

"The suicide attackers were contacting me while they were attacking and told me how many foreigners they were killing."

He continues,

"then they heard the helicopters coming. They went to the windows to shoot at them and they were killed by the helicopters. It was around 4 AM when we lost connection with them. Every five minutes they were calling us to tell us about the casualties."

The attack came a day after the end of a high-level meeting in Kabul that was preparing for the Bonn 2 Conference, a 50-nation meeting that will be held to discuss the upcoming security transition in July."

"The attack highlights the Taliban’s strength at penetrating security in Kabul, which is one of seven areas slated to be handed over to Afghan security next month."

The failures mount up

Two soldiers and a civilian were killed and 10 other people wounded in bombings in Iraq on Wednesday

"The two soldiers were killed by a roadside bomb that targetted a patrol in Iskandiriyah, 50 kilometres (30 miles) south of Baghdad.

In the southern Baghdad district of Dura, one civilian was killed and seven people, including four policemen, were wounded by a roadside bomb targetting a police patrol, the interior ministry official said."

Along with the "plundering" that God promised he will do to Manasseh

US spending on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan has already cost at least $3.2 trillion, and could reach as high as $4.4 trillion

"Far higher than previous estimates, according to a new study released by Brown University.

The study tries to account not just for the direct costs of the war, but for indirect expenses such as ongoing medical care for wounded veterans. It was carried out by Brown's Watson Institute for International Studies.

The findings contrast with the much lower estimate of war spending offered by US President Barack Obama during his address on Afghanistan last week.

The heavily-indebted US has paid more than $185bn in interest on its war spending since 2001, while the Pentagon's base budget has grown by $652b, the study estimates, compared to its pre-2001 trajectory.

The US has already appropriated $74bn to pay medical bills and disability insurance for soldiers.

Casualty figures are well-documented: 6,051 US soldiers have been killed, along with roughly 2,300 contractors and 18,000 members of the Iraqi and Afghan security forces."

Watch how the Mahdi Army continues to flourish

As the gates continue to open

Yemen: 30 soldiers killed in the fighting army / Qaida

"Thirty soldiers were killed Wednesday in fighting around Zinjibar, capital city of the Abyan province, a stronghold of Al Qaeda, said a military a source."

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