1,604. 12/15/1999

In December 1999, journalist Peter Bergen interviewed bureau chief of The News Rahimullah Yusufzai, in Peshawar, Pakistan. “Rahimullah confirmed my sense that the Taliban were not necessarily the ardent fans of bin Laden that their public statements had suggested, ‘I have privately heard some criticism,’ he said. ‘They say sarcastically, *Even after the war [against communists] we are required to look after bin Laden.* ‘ “ [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.]

 РPeter Bergen, Holy War, Inc., Page 156

Categorised in:

Comments are closed here.