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Sunday, 14 August 2011
Lucky shot downed the Seals - Taliban as unlucky as ever.
"A lucky RPG hit on an American CH-47 helicopter brought some attention to this area, and distracted from the fact that this part of the border has become a graveyard for foreign Islamic radicals. The enemy gets lucky once in a while, but is otherwise unlucky every day".
Strategy Page Getting Rich Doing God's Work
Unlucky every day
Bonus: "In the few countries where Islamic radicals have gained power (Iran, Sudan, 1990s Afghanistan) the pattern was the same. The leaders used Islamic law to terrorize their opponents, while stealing everything in sight. It’s a sweet deal, getting rich while doing God’s Work. While many of the lower ranking fighters are true-believers, not many of the leaders are".