Taliban Stage Mass Prison Escape

Nearly 500 Taliban, including commanders, escaped recently from prison in Afghanistan.

You can bet that this was an inside job. 5 prisoners escaping can be chalked up to incompetence. Not 500. 500 is certainly collusion.

This is a scenario that has been oft-repeated throughout the Islamic world, though not involving such large numbers.

Jihadis have made their escape in Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Yemen, Algeria, Egypt, Pakistan and Indonesia over the years, almost certainly with the aid of those who were supposed to be guarding them.

The global Jihadist insurgency is much wider and involves many more people than Western observers generally suppose. It would be better if we would wake up to the magnitude of the threat…


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