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Afghanistan conflict in quotes

“We are fighting on all fronts” (George Bush)

“Allah will take revenge for us. If they bomb us, God will probably bomb them” (Mohammed Zahir, resident of the village of Qala-e-Chaman, near Kabul)

“We have made good progress in achieving our military objectives” (Admiral Sir Michael Boyce, Chief of Staff of the British Armed Forces)

“Our blood dries in our veins when the lights go out. We know that then the attack will begin” (resident of a village in central Afghanistan)

“It’s like looking for one single rabbit in the whole State of Virginia” (US official, on the quest to find Osama Bin Laden)

“The bomb fell on a house and killed a 12-year-old girl. Three houses crushed in the shock-waves” (Qand Agha, resident of the village of Qala-e-Wakil)

“The American President stated to King Mohammed VI that it is necessary to apply Resolutions 242 and 338 of the UN Security Council to look for a fair, global and definitive solution for the Palestinian question” (MAP, Official Moroccan News Agency)

“Apart from this hand cart and God, I have nothing” (resident of the village of Qala-e-Wakil)

“The people are beginning to feel betrayed” (Pakistani journalist in an interview with the BBC)

“The children are screaming all night” (resident of Qala-e-Wakil)

“One month later, America is stronger and more generous” (George Bush)

“We are worried about the next night. Beyond asking for the compassion of God, we cannot do anything” (Mohammed Zahir)

Timothy BANCROFT-HINCHEY PRAVDA.Ru LISBON PORTUGAL