Originally Posted by pondering_it_all
religious extremists

I noticed a quote from one Taliban fighter at the airport who said he'd just like a peaceful life without his wife and children having to worry about drone attacks.

I’d bet that’s true of most soldiers, especially in battle. Make it stop; give me a life. And I’d also bet it’s the top brass - whoever the top Taliban are - who insist on making the shite roll downhill.

“It’s the shipwreck that leads you to the magical island.”
(Trevor Noah)