Sunday 25 February 2018

Ian O'Doherty: Together they could take over the world

Ian O'Doherty

Ian O'Doherty

One of the many things allied forces have learned in Afghanistan is that the Taliban, though brave, aren't necessarily militarily proficient.

And anyone who has ever seen the incredible documentary about the battle at Maz-ar-Shariff, when hundreds of Taliban prisoners rebelled (and where the infamous 'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh was found) will have seen them blindly spraying the area with bullets until they all ran out of ammo.

But it seems things could be changing.

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