Is Karzai really hoping he can buy his life from the Taliban by releasing the worst of them?

Karzai: Release of jihadis from prison “of no concern” to U.S.; U.S. should “stop harassing” Afghanistan

Karzai: Release of jihadis from prison “of no concern” to U.S.; U.S. should “stop harassing” Afghanistan

Good idea. The best thing would be for the U.S. to stop harassing Afghanistan altogether: no troops, no aid, not a cent for this duplicitous pseudo-ally with a Sharia constitution and an endless tolerance for the Taliban. There is no enemy in Afghanistan, as Obama has said that the Taliban are not the enemy and [Comments   —Continue Reading »)

Hugh Fitzgerald:

The story is here.

And the comment is here:

How many times over the past years has the American government put pressure on the Israeli government to free prisoners — 100s of them at a time, with “blood on their hands,” but ordinarily civilian blood, even the blood of babies whose heads were smashed in — as a way of “promoting the peace-process” by winning “Palestinian trust”?

What Karzai did, in freeing those people, is intolerable. What the American government has so often done, in putting pressure on Israel to free people who, unlike the prisoners in Afghanistan, were tried and convicted of murder of civilians, is at least as intolerable.

There is a limit.

5 thoughts on “Is Karzai really hoping he can buy his life from the Taliban by releasing the worst of them?”

  1. The trump card for the US and other countries is $$… Stop giving these scumbags billions, watch them crap their nappies then!

  2. they think if we don’t give them suitcases full of $$$ they will give us suitcases full of dirty-bombs. that’s the muslem M O .

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