Amazing stuff. First, there was the information that the Hamid Karzai had invited Mullah Omar back to Afghanistan (which he probably never left anyway, but we know what he meant) and now it’s the US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs Patrick S. Moon who is quoted as saying that Omar would be taken off the US list of sought terrorists.
Yep, that’s right. He is the guy whose refusal to hand over Bin Laden was used as a pretext by the USA to attack and invade Afghanistan. That’s the same Mullah Omar who was given the title of “Commander of the Faithful” of the “Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan”. He is the same Mullah Omar who is a long time and very close friend of Osama Bin Laden and who even married Bin Laden’s eldest daughter. In fact, Bin Laden generously financed Mullah Omar’s struggle for power. One could say that the two are more then friends or relatives – they are the very embodiment of Wahabi terrorism in the face of al-Qaeda.
And now Mullah Omar is generously taken off the list of bad guys.
I look forward to see how the corporate media will spin this one…