Of course, U.S. officials are having a field day with this one. Sure, this might say a lot about the sorry state of the Taliban today. But it also might be because the insurgent is a complete brain-dead dummy.
When a service member dies in combat, loved ones are sent a letter of condolence signed by the President of the United States. But until now, family members of soldiers who committed suicide were denied that letter. That’s about to change.
Like Afghanistan, it’s the place where tribal dialects make communication incredibly challenging, the place whose unmappable meandering layout renders navigation hopeless, the place where it’s easy to be separated from your brothers in arms: IKEA.