Thursday, May 06, 2010

Karzai's Peace Plan. All the Taliban Need Do is Surrender.

You have to give Hamid his due. He doesn't let reality stand in the way when it comes to governing Afghanistan and handling the rekindled civil war.

Karzai has a peace offer for the Taliban - surrender. His plan calls for putting Taliban foot soldiers through "deradicalization" classes. The Talib leadership can then go into exile in a third country, probably Saudi Arabia.

Karzai's plan might make some sense, at least a tiny bit, if only he was winning and the Taliban were facing imminent defeat. He's not and neither are they.

Wait a minute, I get it! Karzai is reprising the role of Monty Python's Black Knight:

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