The Taliban said they and other militant groups were behind a coordinated assault in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Sunday which included attacks on the British and German embassies in the heavily guarded, central diplomatic district.
Also at Time, "Blasts and Gunfire Shake Kabul as Taliban Launches Coordinated Attacks."
I'm seeing the eerie comparisons to Vietnam in 1968 and the Tet Offensive. It's a prelude to a pullout, and a loss of U.S. influence for decades.
UPDATE: Stormbringer reports, "KABUL: ALL HELL BREAKING LOOSE."
And at the Los Angeles Times, "At least 35 killed in Afghan assaults; attackers reportedly surrounded."
Also, at the New York Times, "Kabul Rocked by Gunfire and Explosions" (via Memeorandum).