Qari Bashir Haqqani, Taliban commander, May 21, 2008

Date
May 21, 2008
Name of Author
Qari Bashir Haqqani
Body

“If they leave their bases, we will be waiting for them with improvised explosive devices (IED) and fedayeen (suicide bombers) on every road.”“Interview with a Taliban Commander: ‘What’s Important Is to Kill the Germans,’” Spiegel Online, May 21, 2008, http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/interview-with-a-taliban-commander-what-s-important-is-to-kill-the-germans-a-554545.html.

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