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And, yes, I DO take it personally: Why should people wonder if the President of Afghanistan is a U.S. puppet? Let's remove all doubt.
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Wednesday, January 09, 2008

Why should people wonder if the President of Afghanistan is a U.S. puppet? Let's remove all doubt.

sometimes the news is so jaw-droppingly unbelievable, that if i didn't read it myself, i'd think it was an urban legend that snopes would summarily debunk...
[P]ersistent chatter has it that Zalmay Khalilzad, our ambassador to the U.N., is also thinking of running for president . . . of Afghanistan.

The Afghan-born Khalilzad, a former Pentagon official, former ambassador to Afghanistan, then to Iraq and now to the U.N., is said to be in the mix for a run, which would probably be in the fall of 2009.

Honest. This is a real rumor. So real that we hear Afghan President Hamid Karzai asked Khalilzad about it when the two met in London back in October.

george tenet got the medal of freedom for helping george bush lie to the american people about wmd in iraq... paul wolfowitz got the presidency of the world bank - at least for a little while - for helping justify an unprovoked and illegal war... but why waste your time with such small-minded, insignificant baubles and sinecures... go for something REALLY big... your VERY OWN COUNTRY...!

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