Rocket Strike Kills 50 Afghan Taliban Leaders, U.S. Military Says

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(Worthy News) - More than 50 senior Taliban commanders were killed in an artillery strike on a meeting in Afghanistan's southern province of Helmand, a U.S. military spokesman said on Wednesday, as fighting continues across the country.

The attack on a meeting of commanders in the district of Musa Qala in Helmand, one of the heartlands of the Taliban insurgency, was a significant blow to the insurgents, said Lt. Col. Martin O'Donnell, spokesman for U.S. forces in Afghanistan.

"It's certainly a notable strike," he said, adding that several other senior and lower level commanders had been killed during operations over a 10-day period this month. [ Source: IB Times (Read More...) ]

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  1. Why are the warhawk Pentagon Generals still sending our boys to die in a country half-way around the world? President Trump has stated he wants to get out of these foreign wars ...... as he has done successfully in Syria. Do the Pentagon Generals want to prolong these wars? Is it good for business? Do U.S. weapons making corporations make allot of $$$ from all these wars? The answers to these are rather self-evident.

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