Skip to comments.Does The Obama Administration Know the Difference Between The Taliban and Haqqani Networks?
Posted on 06/08/2014 8:48:58 PM PDT by george76
The MSM are not the only ones missing the distinction between the Taliban and Haqqani networks. There's Jay Carney, in the clip John Hayward posted, claiming Bergdahl was being held by the Taliban.
And National Security Advisor Susan Rice - who like Hagel and Carney, also refused to admit that the Obama administration negotiated with terrorists in her interview with Candy Crowley on Face the Nation, Sunday. Rice repeatedly asserted that Bergdahl had been held captive by the Taliban (who have not been designated a terrorist organization even though they routinely engage in terror-like activities.)
most people were skeptical of this lop-sided swap: five dangerous Taliban commanders to one deserter and apparent Taliban sympathizer?
Even the MSM is hard pressed to portray this deal as an Obama foreign-affairs triumph.
(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...
(B) Do they care?
people across the political spectrum are displeased with THIS ONE
even DIFI...was Fairly Ungracious to the Great Leader about his choice.
Obie only knows what Valerie allows him to know....
He is after all..... the clown in that recent workout video
The Administration no doubt knows the difference; the key point is that they figure the public DOES NOT know the difference, so they (the Admin) can pull the wool over the public’s eyes.
Maybe not, not that they care.
Five tallywack released, ransom paid to haqqani, traitor brought back, noses thumbed, laws broken, all in all a good day for the totalitarian wannabe.
Does the administration know the difference between a Muzzie terrorist network and a Muzzie terrorist network?
What difference does it make? The Bergdahl (Crime) Family knows, isn’t that enough?
Reason is simple....why they keep saying in custody of Taliban.
Taliban is NOT on official terrorist list.
The Haqqani is officially on US terrorist list.
Obummer can not say he is negotiating with the terrorist Haqqani network.
Obama thinks The Haqqani network is where you can buy high quality, but moderately priced fashions on TV - channel 56, i believe.
The Syria Nightmare
Former Obama Ambassador Blasts Syria Policy Failures
President Obamas former Ambassador to Syria, Robert Ford, publicly lambasted the Administration yesterday, stating that its Syria policy was a failure, and that he resigned because he could no longer support it. He further argued that timely intervention could have empowered moderates and prevented violent jihadists from gaining the upper hand in the Syrian resistance. Instead, new terrorist threats are now emerging, not just in Syria but in the U.S. and Europe. In an interview with PBS NewsHour, Ford said:
Published on June 4, 2014 2:45 pm
Obama personally selected Ford as his Ambassador to Syria, going so far as to give him a recess appointment in the teeth of Republican resistance. Ford now joins the ranks of former Secretaries of Defense Robert Gates and Leon Panetta and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in criticizing their old bosss Syria strategy. Ford made it crystal clear that its on record now that the State Department, for a long time, has advocated doing much more to help the moderates in the Syrian opposition. Such blunt comments from an ex-official make it clear that Americas inaction was a personal decision of the President, made against the counsel of his advisers.
As an example of his security concerns, Ford cited Moner Mohammad Abu-Salha, an American citizen and Florida native who drove a truck full of explosives into a Syrian Army outpost in a suicide attack on behalf of Jabhat al-Nusra, an al-Qaeda affiliate. Abu-Salhas case exemplifies a much wider failure. Not only have we renounced control of the Syria situation; the U.S. cant even gather enough intelligence to keep track of whats going on there, the Washington Post reports:
Well, lessee—taliban/haqqani—that’s a pretty complex distinction. They don’t know their collective asses from a hole in the ground, which is a pretty simple distinction.
What makes anyone think they would know the difference between the taliban and the haqqani network?
Does not seem to make a difference to negotiate with rragheadi or beheadi, or towelheadi, they all act the same
Well...there is one single question left here? Who paid what to the Haqqani? We know it’s not the US government because it’d freak everyone out that we paid money. So who paid it? The rich Saudis? The Qatar folks? Some African millionaire? And the amount? I’m guessing in the range of twenty million. For the Haqqani....it was a big pay-day, and I’d go looking for more Americans to kidnap.
I’m betting it was taxpayer money from us.
That would explain the hostility that the fact of monetary exchange received from the spokesliars when it came up.
Know? Care? It’s such a fine line.