Friday, February 12, 2010

How the Taliban pressed bin Laden

By Gareth Porter
Asia Times

"The Taliban drew a tight ring around Osama bin Laden's operations during the late 1990s in a bid to squeeze the al-Qaeda leader out of Afghanistan, recently declassified US State Department documents and other sources confirm. The evidence stands against claims by top American officials that they cannot talk peace with the Taliban because its leader, Mullah Omar, "has blood on his hands" over the 9/11 attack on the United States...."

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