The news out of Afghanistan is that the Taliban beheaded 17 men and women who had gathered for a mixed-gender social event with music and dancing.
via Business Insider.
Some parts of the world are simply 1,500 years behind the times. We need to leave them be. It’s not worth the American lives and money to try to front-face backward people.
One questions I do have though is where is the outcry from moderate Muslims? It appears to me that this sort of behavior is simply acceptable to them. That’s at least a save assumption until someone says otherwise.
Back to my first thought… why should we risk our lives trying to save the innocent when their own people refuse to even acknowledge that anything is wrong?