A suicide bomber killed Helmand’s deputy governor and five others, and wounded 18 during an attack on a mosque in the province. Another suicide bomber killed one and wounded four during an attack against a bus transporting Army personnel in Kabul. “The greatest threat to Afghanistan’s future is abandonment by the international community,” said Richard Boucher, the US State Department’s pointman for Afghanistan.

Bill Roggio is a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and the Editor of FDD's Long War Journal.

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