The belief that we should never talk to terrorists under any circumstances gets dicey when we are talking about saving people from starvation.
On April 27, 2001 the Taliban claimed an attack by an Afghan air force pilot in which eight US troops and a US contractor were killed.
On April 22, 2018 Islamic State in Khorasan beheaded three brothers in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province.
On April 3, 2013 Taliban suicide bombers killed themselves and 44 others in an attack on a courtroom to free 10 of their comrades on trial.
On March 23, 2018 a suicide bomber killed at least 13 people and injured dozens more in a car bomb attack on a sports stadium in Afghanistan.
On March 14, 2014 an IED exploded in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar, killing a carload of civilians, including two women and two children.
On March 4, 2009 three Canadian soldiers were killed and two injured by an IED in southern Afghanistan.
Episode 120 – Counter terrorism at the ‘kinetic’ coalface
On January 4, 2016 Afghan Taliban terrorists launched a truck bomb attack on a compound near Kabul airport wounding 30, including nine children.
On October 14, 2015 20 people were killed and 40 injured in a suicide attack on a wedding in the northern Afghan province of Samangan