Tag "Afghanistan"

The Other War

by Cindy Sheehan I was sitting behind the stage at Union Square the other day when a young woman with a cameraman in tow approached me and asked me if she could ask me a “question.” Seldom when I am approached to answer “a” question does it turn out to be just one question and this person looked like she was about 14 years old. “Sure,” I answered her. With

Taleban spokesman Zabiyullah Mujahed was speaks to BBC: Kabul is next

Transcript: the Taleban in Afghanistan have told the BBC that the group is changing its tactics by targeting the capital Kabul. Taleban spokesman Zabiyullah Mujahed was speaking to BBC world affairs editor John Simpson: JS: The Taleban led us to expect that there would be a big spring offensive, yet none has materialised. ZM: I absolutely reject the suggestion that we have been defeated. Our operation continues, and gathers momentum