In May 2012 Barack Obama announced that his administration was “pursuing a negotiated peace with the Taliban” (Tollybon) in Afghanistan.
Today a Taliban suicide bomber entered a Kabul restaurant and blew himself up killing 21 people, most of them foreigners, and including UN, IMF and American workers. Taliban fighters with guns stood outside the restaurant and sprayed the patrons with gunfire after the blast.
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The Taliban restaurant assault Friday was the war’s deadliest attack targeting the city’s foreign civilians.