Sunday, November 15, 2009

British preparing Taliban for Spring offensive against Americans

"November 15, 2009 (LPAC)—The London Guardian on Friday, Nov. 13, boasted that top British officials are promoting a "strategic" bargain between the Karzai government and Taliban, including the top Taliban leadership, operating from across the border in Pakistan.
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The proposal would lift UN sanctions against "reconciled Talibs," would integrate Taliban foot soldiers into the security services, return to power many Taliban "shadow governors" and senior commanders, and strike a grand bargain with the top Taliban leadership, who are running the insurgency from safe-havens inside Pakistan.
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"At the same time that the Brits are carrying out their typical gang-countergang efforts, Prime Minister Gordon Brown continues to pressure President Obama to boost U.S. forces in Afghanistan...."