Posts Tagged ‘Guardian’

At Brother’s Funeral, Hamid Karzai Calls Taliban ‘Dears’

“Once again I call on the Taliban, my dears, my brothers and friends, come and join me in building the country. Stop destroying the country,” At the funeral of his younger brother, Ahmed Wali Karzai, Afghan President Hamid Karzai called the Taliban – who are claiming responsibility for the death of Ahmed Wali – his […]

Alaa Al Aswany on Egyptian Protests

Famed Egyptian author of 2008’s Chicago and 2002’s The Yacoubian Building, both of which perfectly describe the lives of the Egyptian people under the Mubarak regime, joined the masses calling for the resignation of Hosni Mubarak and the dissolution of his government saying: “They broke the barrier of fear,” he said. “The writers of the […]

WikiLeaks Publishes 90,000 Confidential Pages About U.S. and Afghanistan

Due to an alleged breach in security, anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks has somehow gained access to the largest collection of war documents about a war that is still in progress about the U.S. Mission in Afghanistan. The files soon to be hosted online can currently be downloaded here in CSV, SQL, or KML format. The documents, […]

Hekmatyar Spokesperson (Son-In-Law): U.S. Must Negotiate With Mullah Omar

Though the United States has been very wary of Karzai lead negotiations with militant insurgent groups like the Taliban and more recently group “of concern,” Hezb–e–Islami, lead by designated terrorist, Gulbuddin Hekmetyar, as a way of possibly legitimizing insurgent groups, Hekmatyar’s son-in-law, Dr. Ghairat Baheer insists that the United States and Afghanistan must negotiate directly […]

Pelosi and Specter Question U.S. Presence in Afghanistan

Speaking to NPR on Friday, United States House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, questioned the United States’ role in Afghanistan and continued the pattern of Western politicians critical of Afghan President Hamid Karzai. To Pelosi and other Democratic leaders, the United States cannot win in Afghanistan if Karzai’s corrupt regime maintains its status quo. Unworthiness […]