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WikiLeaks Memos Say Ex-ISI Chief Plotted Karzai Assassination

July 29, 2010 politisite 0

According to this news item from Afghanistan’s Outlook Afghanistan, the documents reveal that among other things, in 2008, retired Lieutenant General Hamid Gul, the former chief of Pakistan’s ISI, “plotted to kill President Karzai” with al-Qaeda and Taliban operatives, and that “an ISI officer, Colonel Muhammad Yousaf, directed Taliban leader Maulvi Ezatullah to supervise the assassination.” The article is packaged with an Al-Jazeera interview with Gul, in which he denies each and every charge against him.

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Obama may Snub Karzai

April 6, 2010 politisite 0

When President Obama ran for office he related many times that he was willing to talk to opposition with out preconditions.  Seems like the President doesn’t like it when folks disagree with him or set their own policy.  Obama hasn’t ruled out snubbing Karzai when he visits DC. Fox News White House correspondent puts it this way: The White House is not ruling out canceling a meeting scheduled for May […]