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Today's Attack on the U.S. Embassy in Kabul

Spencer Ackerman at Wired's Danger Room posted up this video from NATO with this commentary:

...The security-analysis group Stratfor assesses that since the Taliban’s use of small arms can’t damage the embassy, “this attack was intended really to send a message, to be more symbolic in nature.”

The video appears designed to undermine that propaganda effort. Soldiers, Marines and their Afghan and foreign counterparts work calmly — but fiercely in tandem to direct rifle fire against the insurgents. Message: We got this — even if the Taliban just shattered the sense that NATO and the Afghan government at least had the capitol locked down...


Go read the whole piece at Danger Room.