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More than 120 Afghan schoolgirls poisoned in second anti-school attack

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Can we get any information as to, you know, HOW THE GIRLS ARE DOING? "Poisoned" is an ambiguous word that can mean a whole range of effects. How many died? Is anyone conscious yet?

What about the old attacks? Did anyone die in those? Please give us useful info. Thanks.

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Just goes to show you the true intelligence of these people doesnt it, no education means they are easier to control, too much knowledge is too dangerous.

Time the taliban were poisoned and eradicated like the vermin they are.

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Do we have enough drones to go after these evil cowardly fools known as the Taliban??

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Aren't we supposed to believe that the Taliban are Santa Claus-like bearded friendly mates in turbans who have come to liberate the down-trodden populace from the evil grip of the international community and lead them all (well, the Pashtuns anyway) into a shining Emirate?

Could the reality on the ground be darker, dirtier, more political, cynical and murderous than that?

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I guess the Taliban don't want women to be smarter than them. But then again, just the feat of being able to breathe and chew gum at the same time would make anyone look like an intellectual giant compared to the Taliban...

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And these are the people the average Afghan is going to turn to when they see a picture of a US soldier with a dead Taliban?

It's about time stories like this started to get more coverage. Show both sides.

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Under the present Muslim government of Afghanistan I believe the people learn their own languages at school.

The Taliban are so angry that they mass poison girls of the same nationality (if not ethnicity)? Huh?

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ExportExpert:

" Time the taliban were poisoned and eradicated like the vermin they are. "

"Taliban" simply means religious student, and that is what they are. They are fighting for a literal application of their scripture. And we have to tolerate that, because we believe in "religious freedom".

That is the trap the West has created for itself.

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SuperLib

It's about time stories like this started to get more coverage. Show both sides.

These stories do get plenty of coverage if you care to look for them. The problem is it seems that the stories of US atrocities and conduct are covered more and maybe this is because the US portrays itself as being there to help the people. Whereas the Taliban are there fighting for the removal of the US from what they see as their country.

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Some fools on this earth are still living in the stone age???

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The two things that most terrify Taliban Islamists: women, and education.

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Whereas the Taliban are there fighting for the removal of the US from what they see as their country.

the taliban, with foreign (arab) backing, took control of afghanistan in the 90s. that was well before US and nato forces went in. and it is not like this is the only mohammedan nations where girls are prevented from going to school. try to discern patterns when you read the news. better yet, read some history.

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state broken people

the taliban, with foreign (arab) backing, took control of afghanistan in the 90s.

MMM forgetting something there? They also did so with US assistance, all so the US could build their pipeline through Afghanistan.... And the reason for the US support? They thought despite the brutality of the regime they would bring some stability to the nation.

that was well before US and nato forces went in. and it is not like this is the only mohammedan nations where girls are prevented from going to school. try to discern patterns when you read the news. better yet, read some history.

Oh l agree that other nations also do this. But you know what, what right do we have to sit here and tell them what is right and what is wrong. We live our lives one way they live theirs another. Who is right and who is wrong? What makes our way of life superior to theirs?

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Now I'm pissed! Poisoning a bunch of school girls? WTF! Time to eradicate the Taliban once and for all!

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If the Taliban is still a member of human race , how can they be able to treat little , innocent schoolgirls like COCKROACHES.??..!

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They also did so with US assistance, all so the US could build their pipeline through Afghanistan

the pipeline.

even back in 2001 you had to laugh at people who thought a pipeline was possible in a country with the kind of topography found in afghanistan.

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state broken people

the pipeline. even back in 2001 you had to laugh at people who thought a pipeline was possible in a country with the kind of topography found in afghanistan.

Well l guess you must have been laughing at many in big business and government then. Right???

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