- The Washington Times - Wednesday, September 19, 2012


After the Afghan Taliban threatened to either kill or kidnap Britain’s Prince Harry, it should come as no surprise that the prince’s base in Afghanistan was attacked (“2 NATO soldiers killed in Afghan insider attack,” Web, Saturday).

With two Marines already dead, it seems as though the next logical move would be to pull the prince out of Afghanistan — even though it may appear to give the Taliban more power and a win. However, what is more important — a prince who is alive and well and no longer a target for attack, causing additional danger to surrounding troops, or allowing the Taliban to accomplish their mission of either killing or kidnapping him and possibly killing other soldiers? What happened to common sense?


Clearwater, Fla.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC. Click here for reprint permission.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide