Criminally Dumb Criminal of the Day

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Criminally Dumb Criminal of the Day
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Mohammad Ashan, a mid-level Taliban commander, is suspected of plotting at least two attacks on Afghan security forces, so officials plastered hundreds of posters emblazoned with the insurgent's name and likeness around the district of Sar Howza. When Ashan took notice of the $100 finder's fee, he snatched a poster and marched into a police checkpoint, looking to collect. Instead, he was arrested on the spot.

"This guy is the Taliban equivalent of the 'Home Alone" burglars," one U.S. official said.

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Wartime Tweets of the Day

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Wartime Tweets of the Day: While the Taliban assault on the US Embassy in Kabul was still ongoing, NATO-led forces engaged insurgents in a bit of modern warfare via Twitter.

The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) took to Twitter to complain about comments made by a Tali