Skip to comments.Afghan president fumes at prisoner deal made behind his back: source
Posted on 06/02/2014 6:24:32 AM PDT by Rusty0604
The Afghan president is angry at being kept in the dark over a deal to free five Taliban leaders in exchange for a captured U.S. soldier, and accuses Washington of failing to back a peace plan for the war-torn country, a senior source said on Monday.
"The president is now even more distrustful of U.S. intentions in the country," said the source at President Hamid Karzai's palace in Kabul, who declined to be identified.
The palace official also said Karzai was worried about further deals being cut without his knowledge
Karzai's press office said in a statement that the U.S. deal to transfer five Taliban militants from a Guantanamo Bay jail to Qatar violated international law.
"No government can transfer citizens of a country to a third country as prisoners," said the statement, issued on behalf of the foreign ministry.
IN A HURRY TO LEAVE?
The prisoner swap has stoked widespread anger in Afghanistan, where many view it as a sign of a U.S. desire to disengage from the country as quickly as possible.
Senior officials at the Afghan intelligence agency say they believed the men would return to the battlefield and bolster the insurgency just as most foreign combat troops prepare to exit by the end of this year.
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Obama IS a Muslin terrorist id a Brooks Brothers suit.
Oh, give me a break, Reuters.
Did you copy that directly for an Obamadork House O’Lies release, or did you correct a few grammatical errors so you could pretend you actually do reporting first?
Bienvenido a la fiesta, amigo.
Way to go, Barry...
LOL! Love it!
Now we know why the CIA guy was outed.
He cannot be called to testify before Congress nor can he talk to the media.
He will be a prisoner in his own country thanks to the President himself.
I'd say he will be assassinated to make sure he doesn't talk.
The little tin god is about to get his wings clipped.
Just F*ck Everything Up Everywhere!
Karzai probably is fumed that he is not getting his cut in this deal. $$$$
The man who knows too much has been silenced.
Karzai didn’t get his cut. He also knows all those freed can’t wait to put his head on a pike.
President Obama, who paid a surprise visit to Afghanistan on Sunday, was snubbed by Afghan President Hamid Karzai when he turned down an invitation to meet with the President at Bagram Air Base outside Kabul.
Obama's "surprise" Memorial Day '14 visit with our American troops in Afghanistan turned out to be one hell of a ruse! That traitor was likely negotiating the trade personally with the very terrorists our troops face every day! Undermining our troops right under their very noses!
No wonder Karzai is ticked. Those bad boys will be back in Azzaghanistan in about a year gunning for him.
Or else Karzai will refuse to take them, so they’ll be let loose here, as refugees.
Why do you think that the Democrat Party and Republican Party wants “immigration reform” so bad?
I wonder if he first heard about it on the news?
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