Could President Hussein be made to look more ridiculous? He looked so stoopid back on March 10th: Even the Taliban say Obama's call on moderates "illogical". Now they drive the final nail in his delusion, the Taliban are "role models" -- and according to the Quran and sharia law, they are!
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Taliban: Contrary To What Obama Says, There Are No Moderates or Extremists Among Us
In a communiqué posted March 16, 2009, the Taliban responded to U.S. President Barack Obama's call for negotiations with what he called "moderate Taliban.The Taliban's communiqué, posted by Islamist forums, denied that there were "moderates" or "extremists" in their midst, stating...
To read the full report, go here.
Former Taliban Ambassador/Guantanamo Prisoner: Obama’s Proposal For Talks With Moderate Taliban – Attempt To Create Rifts; If The U.S. Really Wants To Resolve The Issue Of Afghanistan, It Should Close Down Guantanamo Bay And Bagram Prisons
According to a March 10 report in a Pashtu-language newspaper in Pakistan, Mullah Abdus Salam Zaeef, the former ambassador of the Taliban-ruled Afghanistan to Pakistan, who is also a released Guantanamo detainee, has termed U.S. President Barack Obama’s offer of talks with moderate Taliban militants as an attempt to create rifts among the Taliban ranksAccording to the newspaper, Zaeef added: "Dividing the Taliban by Obama is very dangerous and it is a bid to create rifts among the Taliban. All the Taliban are Muslims and moderates."
The former Taliban ambassador, who spent several years in the U.S. detention center in Guantanamo Bay... stressed the need for creating an atmosphere of trust between the Taliban and the U.S., adding that if the U.S. really wants to resolve the issue of Afghanistan, it should close down Guantanamo Bay and Bagram prisons, release the prisoners, avoid deployment of more troops to Afghanistan, and stop air strikes and uncoordinated operations...
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Taliban Spokesman: Obama’s Proposal for Peace Talks – Completely Irrational
According to a report on a Dari-language website in Afghanistan, a Taliban spokesman has described U.S. President Barack Obama’s proposal for peace talks with moderate Taliban as irrational.According to the report, dated March 10, a spokesman for Taliban leader Mullah Omar added that he will never accept this proposal, as it is completely irrational"The only one way to end the war in Afghanistan is to withdraw the foreign forces from Afghanistan," he said...To read the full report, go here.
Taliban: We Are United Under Mullah Omar’s Leadership; No Talks With Barack Obama
The Taliban fighters of the Mullah Dadullah Front in Afghanistan have rejected the offer of talks from U.S. President Barack Obama to moderate Taliban and have said they are not ready to hold negotiations with Obama, according to a March 9 report in a Pashtu-language newspaper in Pakistan.The report quoted a spokesman of Mulla Dadullah Front, Rahbarmal, as saying that the Taliban will continue jihad under the leadership of Mullah Omar... To read the full report, go here.
Taliban: We Are Not Divided Into Moderates and Fundamentalists
Reacting to the U.S. President Barack Obama’s assertion that they were finding ways to hold talks with moderate militants, the Taliban militants in Afghanistan have said they are not divided into moderate and fundamentalists groups, according a March 9 report in a Pashtu language newspaper in Pakistan.
"There are no moderate or fundamentalist groups among the Taliban. We are all moderates and the followers of Islam," the report quoted Taliban spokesman Qari Muhammad Yousaf Ahmadi as saying. He added that the Taliban will never agree to hold negotiations with U.S...
First reported here at Atlas: