Monday, March 12, 2007

Taliban Defense Minister Freed Two Days after Capture

Was it all just for show because Cheney was in town? Sure looks like it.
Former Taliban defense minister Obaidullah Akhund, reportedly captured the day Vice President Dick Cheney visited Pakistan, is reportedly back on the loose.

A Swiss newspaper claimed Sunday that the Taliban’s former defense minister was free two days after his reported capture by Pakistani security forces. The Swiss weekly SonntagsBlick said one of its reporters spoke to Mullah Obaidullah Akhund on Feb. 28 unhindered in an Islamic school in the southwestern city of Quetta.

And BTW, isn't a member of the Taleban considered a key player in the terrorist networks? Just asking.

Also BTW, if you follow the link you will see, although probably true, this story hasn't been confirmed.

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