ABC reported yesterday that a NATO attack was underway in Afghanistan, with a “high value target” in the coalition’s sights:
For the past two days, U.S. and NATO forces have been conducting a major attack against a compound in a remote area of Eastern Afghanistan where Osama bin Laden or another senior al Qaeda leader may be hiding, ABC News has learned.
U.S. officials declined to identify who the operation was targeting, but indicated they were after a “High Value Target” (HVT) . Official sources would not rule out that al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden himself was the intended target. Afghan officials said the target could be another senior ranking al Qaeda leader.
Well, we can always hope. Via Blog of the Week Jules Crittenden, who writes:
If that was the remote part of eastern Afghanistan that