**A-10 Weapons Quick Turn **
A10 CAUSING CARNAGE
A-10 Thunderbolt Gun Run On Taliban Fighters In Sangin Valley
Taliban capture 3 humvees and trucks
Helicopters Thunder Across Afghanistan Territory
Air power is the weapon to beat in Afghanistan and aircraft need fuel, the Taliban strategy is to cut the supply lines, in order to limit the effectiveness of the foreign soldiers in Afghanistan.
Also from the map you can see that Afghanistan and Pakistan are only defined by lines drawn on a map, the area highlighted shows the Pashtun tribal areas. The rulers in Kabul or Islamabad exercise little control in these areas and neither has any invader over the past centuries.