31 May '18, 1pm

UCP着て米兵に偽装するタリバンの戦術、今に始まった事じゃないと思いますでし

The Taliban released a videotape produced by the Haqqani Network, an al Qaeda-linked subgroup, that documented the June 1 suicide assault on Forward Operating Base Salerno in Khost province, Afghanistan. The video was released by Manba al Jihad, “a media unit of the Haqqani Network within the Afghan Taliban,” and was published on Voice of Jihad, the Taliban’s official website, according to the SITE Intelligence Group, which translated the video. The full video was nearly 69 minutes long. A 10-minute segment of the video was published on the Liveleak site by a known Internet jihadist sympathizer. FOB Salerno is the largest base in southeastern Afghanistan. It is highly fortified, and hosts extensive surveillance assets and a US rotary wing task force. The attack on FOB Salerno resulted in the deaths of seven civilian contractors and one US soldier inside the base; scores mo...

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