HOWZ-E MADAD, Afghanistan - There is no place to hide, and nowhere to run for the 700 to 900 Taliban insurgents now squeezed into a box near here by NATO forces.
They only have two options: Surrender, or attempt to fight their way out. [Let's hope it's the latter]
Such is the situation in and around Howz-e Madad, a dusty farming village 40 kilometres west of Kandahar City.
A week has passed since NATO and Afghan national security forces launched Operation Falcon's Summit, a massive demonstration of military might and discipline aimed at protecting Howz-e Madad from Taliban fighters to the south, and putting the insurgents in a quandary.
Sounds like it's time to dust off a Daisy Cutter.