Skip to comments.Recent activity in Afghanistan
Posted on 09/12/2001 7:51:52 AM PDT by francisandbeans
Considering the possible link to the Taliban and Osama Bin Laden...I put together some news links of activity in Afghanistan:
Diplomats Stay in Kabul, Taliban Silent on Detainees (Reuters)
... said there had been no progress on Friday, a day of prayer in Afghanistan....... are under U.N. Security Council sanctions for refusing to expel Saudi-born dissident Osama bin Laden for trial in the United States on terrorism charges....
- Aug 17 10:50 AM ET full story
I've seen some threads on the idea of human shields on this one
Taliban Threatens to Close Airspace (AP)
Afghanistan's ruling Taliban on Wednesday threatened to close its airspace to international flights if the United Nations does not lift sanctions against its official carrier, Ariana Airlines.
- Aug 29 11:37 AM ET full story
Not sure of sinificance, but interesting
Bin laden named Taliban's commander in chief of military (aug 30)
Free Republic thread with UPI link. No one is talking about this and I feel it is certainly connected.
U.S. Officials: Afghan Massood Believed Dead (ABCNEWS.com)
U.S. officials think the chief obstacle to the Taliban's control of Afghanistan has been eliminated.
- Sep 10 10:13 PM ET full story
This is really interesting here. The outsed Afghani leader presumed dead? Little talk about this. Could this be a possible deal between the Taliban and bin Laden in exchange for yesterday's attack?
Don't know what to make of all this, but am posting it for discussion.