NEWS YOU WON’T SEE IN THE AMERICAN MEDIA?
March 11, 2009
Look who showed up as Taliban Operations Officer
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An old friend of America’s has surfaced as Taliban operations officer, charged with coming up with ways to kill our soldiers.
We know him because he had a nice long stay at Guantanamo:
“The Taliban’s new top operations officer in southern Afghanistan had been a prisoner at the Guantanamo Bay detention center, the latest example of a freed detainee who took a militant leadership role and a potential complication for the Obama administration’s efforts to close the prison. U.S. authorities handed over the detainee to the Afghan government, which in turn released him, according to Pentagon and CIA officials.”
“Abdullah Ghulam Rasoul, formerly Guantanamo prisoner No. 008, was among 13 Afghan prisoners released to the Afghan government in December 2007. Rasoul is now known as Mullah Abdullah Zakir, a nom de guerre that Pentagon and intelligence officials say is used by a Taliban leader who is in charge of operations against U.S. and Afghan forces in southern Afghanistan.”
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Now I’m a little L libertarian and wouldn’t be in Afghanistan or Iraq.
BUT, (there is always a big butt), that having been said, I’m not a pacifist. If these folks were taken for good reason, then this isn’t “catch and release”.
In the West, they have the expression “SSS”.
“Shot, shovel, and shut up!”
Varmints — two or four legged — same to me!
Add politicians and bureaucrats to that same list!
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