Possibly if O had identified tribal or provincial leaders as his contact-objective, his search would have made more sense. No matter how he slices it, the social structure in Afghanistan is not, however, the same as in Iraq.
Not that communicating with the enemy is always “bad,” mind you — but when the enemy has convincingly demonstrated and declared
“The Taliban are united, have one leader, one aim, one policy…I do not know why they are talking about moderate Taliban and what it means?”
it’s time Obama chose his words very, very VERY carefully. Moderates don’t invade and control two nations by force.
If O intends to employ his “community organizer” skills in Afghanistan, his concept is about to be dragged screaming and kicking from the streets and scuttled in yon mountains.
Credit Jihad Watch
Here’s an idea: Deploy ACORN to Afghanistan and Pakistan — and get them off OUR streets!