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Attacks in Afghanistan : We Are Kabul

A wave of bloody attacks has rocked the country in 10 days – Intercontinental Hotel, British NGO “Save the children” in Jalālābād and Marshal Fahim military academy – and more than 100 people were killed on Saturday, January 27 following the ambulance bombing in a secure zone, home to government offices and foreign embassies.

Kabul being the target of Taliban and the Islamic State’s Afghan branch, civilians are paying the price and, as usual, are the tragic victims. Are they too far from us? Is this happening too often for the international community to be moved and start acting?

The US military presence – Kabul’s principal ally in the fight against terrorism – in Afghanistan since 2001 doesn’t change a thing. And we do know by now that chaos is the best breeding-ground for terrorism to put down roots…

To see our previous weekly editorials on international news, take a look here!

  • Kurt (France)
    Attacks in Afghanistan : We Are Kabul - Kurt (France)
    «Attacks in Afghanistan » « I told you it would not work…»
  • Plantu (France), Le Monde
    Attacks in Afghanistan : We Are Kabul - Plantu (France), Le Monde
    «We, in Afghanistan, have a ‘Bataclan’ every day. Apart from that, everything is fine!»
  • Stephff (Thaïlande / Thailand), The Nation
    Attacks in Afghanistan : We Are Kabul - Stephff (Thaïlande / Thailand), The Nation
    «Mec, t’es vraiment malade !»
  • Ali Jamshidifar (Iran)
    Attacks in Afghanistan : We Are Kabul - Ali Jamshidifar (Iran)
  • Delambre (France), Canard enchaîné
    Attacks in Afghanistan : We Are Kabul - Delambre (France), Canard enchaîné
    «Chased from Iraq and Syria, the Islamic State settles in Afghanistan» «We will make you regret the Taliban!»
  • Antonio Rodríguez (Mexique / Mexico)
    Attacks in Afghanistan : We Are Kabul - Antonio Rodríguez (Mexique / Mexico)
    «Sales talibans !! Maintenant, ils méritent la mère de toutes les bombes»
  • Chappatte (Suisse / Switzerland), NZZ am Sonntag
    Attacks in Afghanistan : We Are Kabul - Chappatte (Suisse / Switzerland), NZZ am Sonntag
    «Pourquoi ne pas construire un mur tout autour de l’Afghanistan et laisser les talibans le payer?»
  • Danziger (Etats-Unis / United States), The Rutland Herald
    Attacks in Afghanistan : We Are Kabul - Danziger (Etats-Unis / United States), The Rutland Herald
    «Nouvelle des Etats-Unis : après 16 ans en Afghanistan, la situation est à peu près la même» «Afghanistan, tombeau des Empires, demandez aux Britanniques, aux Russes, etc. Bienvenue» «Vous pouvez pas lire ?»
  • Yas (France)
    Attacks in Afghanistan : We Are Kabul - Yas (France)
  • Kurt (France)
  • Plantu (France), Le Monde
  • Stephff (Thaïlande / Thailand), The Nation
  • Ali Jamshidifar (Iran)
  • Delambre (France), Canard enchaîné
  • Antonio Rodríguez (Mexique / Mexico)
  • Chappatte (Suisse / Switzerland), NZZ am Sonntag
  • Danziger (Etats-Unis / United States), The Rutland Herald
  • Yas (France)