Sunday, April 11, 2010

U.S. puppet cuts his strings

Thwarted by the American government on compromise with Taliban, Karzai has begun openly defying his patrons

By Eric Margolis
The Toronto Sun

"Henry Kissinger once observed that it was more dangerous being America’s ally than its enemy.

The latest example: the U.S.-installed Afghan president, Hamid Karzai, who is in serious hot water with his really angry patrons in Washington.

The Obama administration is blaming the largely powerless Karzai, a former CIA “asset,” for America’s failure to defeat the Taliban. Washington accused Karzai of rigging last year’s elections. True enough, but the U.S. pre-rigged the Afghan elections by excluding all parties opposed to western occupation......"

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