Monday, February 11, 2013

Taliban Prisoners Released By Pakistan Are Now Back In The Battle Fighting Against U.S. And Afghan Forces

Some Taliban Prisoners Released By Pakistan Are Back In Battle, Officials Fear -- Washington Post

KABUL — Pakistan’s release late last year of several imprisoned Taliban officials and fighters, which it advertised as a good-faith effort to help bring peace to Afghanistan, is now prompting questions about whether the gesture has yielded anything but potential new dangers for NATO and Afghan troops.

American, Afghan and Pakistani officials say they believe some of the freed Islamist movement members have rejoined their colleagues waging war against Western troops and the coalition-backed government of Afghan President Hamid Karzai.

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My Comment: Why does this not surprise me. Bottom line .... there are many in Pakistan's military and intelligence services who are supportive of the Taliban. This release program and how it was handled only adds more support to this claim.


Mark said...

well.. the US has released prisoners from guantanmo only to find them participating in terrorist activities.. by this logic the US would support this.

War News Updates Editor said...

Touche Mark,
You are right