"forward, forward I say"
September 10, 2008 2:18 AM Subscribe
"Fog of War"
posted by adamvasco (8 comments total)
4 users marked this as a favorite
cited by United States Ambassador to the United Nations Zalmay Khalilzad. He was speaking
to journalists to clarify reports concerning his unauthorised
contacts with foreign government officials, among them Asif Ali Zardari; a then contender to succeed Pervez Musharraf as president of Pakistan.
Earlier this year he was being touted as a possible successor to Hamid Karzai as President of Afghanistan as seen in these
is Zalmay Khalilzad? Neo con
and oil businessman
From Scourcewatch "Just as oil industry conflicts of interest have not been a concern for the Bush administration in its appointments, Khalilzad's historic support for the Taliban seems not to be either..." and "Even as the Clinton administration was beginning to recognize the repressive nature of the Taliban regime and its links to [Osama] bin Laden, Khalilzad called for U.S. engagement with the Taliban. 'The Taliban do not practice the anti-US style of fundamentalism practiced by Iran...'
Some more profiles: - Wiki
and Democracy Now
and Emperor's Clothes