Skip to comments.White House Stands by Biden Statement That Taliban Isn't U.S. Enemy
Posted on 12/20/2011 9:34:54 AM PST by tobyhill
The White House on Monday defended Vice President Joe Biden for saying that the Taliban isn't an enemy of the United States despite the years spent fighting the militant Islamic group that gave a home to Al Qaeda and its leader Usama bin Laden while he plotted the Sept. 11 terror attacks.
"It's only regrettable when taken out of context," White House spokesman Jay Carney said of the vice president's remarks in an interview published Monday.
"It is a simple fact that we went into Afghanistan because of the attack on the United States on Sept. 11, 2001. We are there now to ultimately defeat Al Qaeda, to stabilize Afghanistan and stabilize it in part so that Al Qaeda or other terrorists who have as their aim attacks on the United States cannot establish a foothold again in that country," Carney continued.
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Traitors one and all.
talleyban are just some peaceful muslim clerics. right?
Why are we in Afghanistan? I certainly have no idea.
Well sure all of our friends shoot and kill our troops....idiots all of them.Our government is run by a bunch who couldn’t figure their way out of a wet paper bag.
Mullah Omar gave Osama Bin Laden one of his daughters in marriage to confirm the deal.
AlQaida and the Taliban are one and the same thing and must be purged to the last man.
Biden is totally senile if he forgot that.
Then we certainly have no business being there, do we?
Well, that explains a lot. . . I would prefer it if they were just stuck on stupid, but I am afraid there is more to it than that.
Looks like the media is trying to play with words again....
So the Taliban is our friends now even though they have sided with the enemy of the US that have killed many Americans?
If you find yourself in a hole, stop digging.
These are the same Taliban who oppressed women, destroyed historic religious antiquities, and provided sanctuary to OBL. We did not have diplomatic relations with Afghanistan when the Taliban were in charge. The Taliban are killing Americans daily. If they are not the enemy, who is?
“The Taliban harbored the terrorists who killed 3,000 Americans on Sept 11. The Taliban continues to wage war against us and our allies, a conflict in which we have lost over 1,800 troops. The Taliban receives arms and training from Iran. And the Taliban seeks to reinstate a tyrannical government that violently rejects basic notions of human rights and oppresses minorities. The Taliban is clearly a bitter enemy of the United States,” Romney said in a statement late Monday.
“Since when did Usama bin Laden instead of Osama Bin Laden???”
Big Media Hussein Heads thought “Osama” looked too much like “Obama”... that’s why many refer to 44 as “Ubama”.
I refer to use the left wing freaks’ example and refer to the Fraud by his middle name.
I just emailed this to my daughter at Camp Eggers in Kabul. I suggested that she post it on the bulletin board of the nearest infantry unit and advise them that they’ve been fighting the wrong enemy all along, or so says the dumbest man on the planet.
“UBL” had been used by the intel community for some years.
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