Voice from the Commonwealth
Commentary, World Views and Occasional Rants from a small 'l' libertarian in Massachussetts

"If ye love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest for freedom, go home and leave us in peace. We seek not your council nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen." - Samuel Adams

Wednesday, September 11, 2002

Ex-Taliban Minister says the movement is finished in Afghanistan.

A former deputy minister of Afghanistan's ousted Taliban regime said on Wednesday the movement had lost popular support and there was no chance of it ever making a comeback. "The Taliban were narrow-minded, that was a major reason why the people were not happy with us," Mullah Abdul Samad Khaksar, who served as the Taliban's deputy foreign minister, told Reuters in the group's former bastion of Kandahar.

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