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#1 Cause that exactly the kind of language Afghans understand.
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2012-03-15 18:00||
#2 See FREEREPUBLIC this AM > TALIBAN REJECT TALKS AS KARZAI DEMANDS WESTERN PULLBACK.
OTOH I believe the US-NATO have an important advantage in that mainstream Afghans are slowly but steadily witnessing their country's + society's latent modernization - many tribals, etc. may not like the US Drone strikes,
"friendly fire" incidents, or the general non-Muslim Western presence [military] in Afghanistan or Region, but IMO they don't want the historical Islamic traditionalism the Taliban = Radical Islam desire to impose.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-03-15 22:21||