Taliban gunmen armed with suicide vests and heavy weaponry have launched co-ordinated attacks in Kabul, targeting NATO's headquarters, the US embassy, and the Afghan intelligence agency, Al Jazeera News reports.
On the 10th anniversary of 9/11, Taliban launched an attack on the U.S. Embassy in Kabul just a couple days after the Twin Towers Memorial Ceremony, The Wall Street Journal reports.
CNN News posts a timeline of past attacks on U.S. embassies and other sites over the years.
The attacks asserted the ability of the Taliban to use guerrilla tactics to terrify the population, dominate the media, and overshadow the West’s assertions that the Afghan government and security forces, according to The New York Times.
How the attacks on Kabul affect U.S.-Afghanistan political ties. Musharraf still hope for a friendly government in Afghanistan, Hindustan Times reports.
Militants attack targets in Kabul - in pictures by The Guardian.