In case you are wondering why the CIA used a drone strike to assassinate Hakimullah Mehsud, a Taliban leader in Pakistan, it is because the US foreign policy is at war with the Taliban. The Taliban can never meet the test of being acceptable to the free world, and so negotiating with them is wrong-headed. The Pakistan government believes otherwise, and sometimes, the Karzai government in Afghanistan does too.
America doesn’t care what they think because the Taliban are partly responsible for the attacks by al Qaeda on 9/11. So, there you have it.
“The Taliban were condemned internationally for their brutal treatment of women. The majority of the Taliban are made up of Pashtun tribesmen. The Taliban's leaders were influenced by Deobandi fundamentalism, and many also strictly follow the social and cultural norm called Pashtunwali.”
You can read all that you want about the Taliban and it only gets worse. They are an enemy of the free world and so long as they exist, Americans will be out to eliminate them. If they think that this administration is bad, wait until the get a load from President Hillary Clinton. They had better change their evil ways real quickly.
“Pakistan on high alert after Taliban leader killed by US drone strike
Government says death of Hakimullah Mehsud has destroyed attempts to hold peace talks with Islamist militants
Conal Urquhart, and Jon Boone in Lahore
theguardian.com, Saturday 2 November 2013 10.44 EDT
Link to video: US drone kills leader of Pakistani Taliban, Hakimullah Mehsud
Pakistan's security forces have been put on high alert after a CIA drone attack killed the leader of the country's Taliban, Hakimullah Mehsud, in the lawless tribal areas.
A Pakistani government minister said the strike by an unmanned aircraft on Friday had destroyed attempts to hold peace talks with the militants which began this week.
Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, the interior minister, said: "This is not just the killing of one person, it's the death of all peace efforts."