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Taliban can run for president: Afghanistan election chief
The Express Tribune ^
Posted on 10/31/2012 11:36:08 AM PDT by aimhigh
The Taliban and other insurgent leaders could stand as candidates in Afghanistans next presidential election, to be held in April 2014, the countrys top poll official said Wednesday.
President Hamid Karzai, who is serving his second term as leader of the war-torn nation, is constitutionally barred from running in the election and no clear candidate to succeed him has yet emerged.
(Excerpt) Read more at tribune.com.pk ...
TOPICS: Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; islam; jihad; sharia; taliban; wot
uh oh . .
posted on 10/31/2012 11:36:09 AM PDT
Quick - lets hurry up and send these dumb bastards more aid and money!
posted on 10/31/2012 11:45:40 AM PDT
by Slump Tester
(What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
WAY past time to bring our folks home.
posted on 10/31/2012 11:57:43 AM PDT
(If someone is still "undecided", they're not really undecided. They're just chronically perplexed.)
The US needs to get out now, right now
posted on 10/31/2012 12:12:22 PM PDT
Sounds like Hamid Karzai has already been paid off by the Taliban and the fix is in. Americans need to get out of this barbaric, cursed land and then nuke it until it glows for 2,500 years.
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