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When Kabul fell to the Taliban in September 1996, the US State Department announced it would establish diplomatic relations with Taliban by sending a diplomat in Kabul. State Department spokesman Glyn Davies said the US found “nothing objectionable” in the steps taken by the Taliban to impose Islamic law. Senator Hank Brown, a supporter of the UNOCAL project, said, “The good part of what has happened is that one of the factions at least seems capable of developing a government in Kabul.” As for the UNOCAL, its Vice –President Miller called the Taliban’s success a “positive development.”...
Originally posted by AntiPolitrix
Are the leaders of the free world that stupid?