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Discuss: What explains the resilience of the Taliban in Afghanistan?

US Marines breach into a house in the Bhuji Bhast Pass in Farah Province, Afghanistan on October 9, 2009. The pass is a Taliban stronghold. (David Furst/AFP/Getty Images)

US Marines breach into a house in the Bhuji Bhast Pass in Farah Province, Afghanistan on October 9, 2009. The pass is a Taliban stronghold. (David Furst/AFP/Getty Images)

US and UN officials on Thursday condemned a massive suicide car bombing outside the Indian embassy in the Afghan capital of Kabul by Taliban militants, reports The Associated Press.

The fifth deadly attack on Kabul in two months comes as President Barack Obama's administration reviews its strategy for Afghanistan amid calls for more US troops and warnings that the Taliban insurgency is gaining momentum.

DISCUSS: What explains the resilience of the Taliban in Afghanistan?

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