Archive for October 21st, 2010
More evidence (if it were needed) of how some British Muslims express their love of country and gratitude to their hapless hosts:
“We are not like a government, we depend on individuals,” a Taliban commander told Sky News. “We get donations from our Muslim brothers in Britain for jihad and they help us. It is the duty of all Muslims to pay towards fighting a jihad. And this is how we get our money and buy our weapons and carry on fighting.”
The commander added that an attack on Britain and Europe could happen “at any time”.
However, in what was seen as a blow to the insurgents, Afghan and American official have been holding secret talks with the second ranking figure in the Taliban in the firmest indication yet that substantive peace talks have begun.
The Daily Telegraph has learned that Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar was released from Pakistani custody Baradar was the Taliban’s overall military commander until he was arrested in Karachi last February by Pakistani security forces. Read the rest of this entry »