Tuesday, February 05, 2008


Seamus Milne, scourge of warmongers everywhere in the West, explains:

The only real chance for peace in Afghanistan is the withdrawal of foreign forces as part of a wider political settlement, including the Taliban and neighbouring countries like Iran and Pakistan.

Therefore, we may conclude, the international forces must stay in Afghanistan until it’s clear that the Taliban are willing to make a wider political settlement (of which withdrawal can then be a part).

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