Posts Tagged ‘Gulbuddin Hekmatyar’

Jerome Starkey : ‘You Can Have Fun’ in Afghanistan but ‘You Need a Beetle’

Afghanistan correspondent for The Times of London, Jerome Starkey is currently on a mission to have the coolest car in all of Afghanistan by having his vintage Volkswagen Beetle (dubbed Herb-i-Islami in comedic ode to the Love Bug and Hekmetyar’s group. I wonder how Hekmetyar feels about being with associated with Lindsay Lohan?) restored and […]

Hekmatyar? Taliban? Poisoning Girls’ Schools in Kunduz Province

With a strong German military presence,

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 […]

Hezb-e Islami’s Demands #2 – 15

On the day of Nowroz celebrations in Afghanistan, when government officials met with representatives of designated terrorist Gulbuddin Hekmetyar‘s Hezb-e-Islami, a group labeled ‘of concern‘ to the United States Department of State, the group called for a foreign troop withdrawal from Afghanistan by this Summer. In addition, Hezb-e-Islami made 14 other demands of the Afghan […]

To Celebrate New Year, Karzai Negotiates With Designated Terrorist, Hekmetyar, Leader of Group ‘Of Concern’ Hezb-e-Islami

On Nowroz, March 21, chief spokesman of the Hezb-e-Islami party, Harun Zarghun stated that a delegation was meeting with government officials in Kabul to discuss some sort of peace offer. This negotiation is seen as worrisome to the United States as Hezb-e-Islami is one of 40 groups “of concern” according to a list published by […]