Make sure you watch the video.Unseen Enemy: Meeting The Taliban IED Killers
...It has taken seven months of negotiation to meet them and they insist they have never met any journalists - and certainly not British journalists - before. They consider us as much the enemy as any soldier....
I was led in pitch darkness through cornfields and along a river until we reached a culvert; a small bridge that crosses irrigation ditches.
We watched as a small trench was dug in the ground while two other men filled a canister with a white substance followed by rocks.
They attached a wire then buried the canister in a hole dug to the side of the culvert.
Another of the Taliban then began playing out the wire and headed into a cornfield.
The trench was then covered over....
Video and much more at the link: http://news.sky.com/skynews/Home/World- ... 9747?f=rss
If they are seen just as much an enemy as the soldiers, why were they not shot or beheaded?