Afghanistan - Pakistan Attacks - Endgame For Energy Interests?

First, the bad news. On 15 April, insurgent forces in Afghanistan began unexpected attacks on embassies, a supermarket, a hotel and the parliament in the capital Kabul. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid told Reuters, "These attacks are the beginning of the spring offensive and we had planned them for months." At least eight policemen and five civilians were killed in the assaults, which spread across in four provinces of the country, killing 74, including 32 security forces. According to the government, roughly 36 Taliban insurgents, many with…

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