Hiding behind his master’s troops

July 23rd, 2002 – 8:32 pm
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“Afghan President Hamid Karzai has asked for American bodyguards to help reinforce his security. Until now Mr Karzai has been guarded solely by Afghans, most of them mujahideen fighters.”

Apparently it is a tradition of sorts in Afghanistan for unpopular rulers to bring in foreigners to protect them, so now the U.S. puppet in Kabul is having to resort to the same tactics. Given the recent assassination of Vice President Haji Abdul Qadir, he has every right to be afraid for his life, but asking for help from America was a political blunder, to say the least.

Read more of the story here.

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