Afghanistan “sovereignty”

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May 31, 2011
by Glenn Greenwald  
Posted in Commentary, PND Commentary

"So we're in Afghanistan to bring Freedom and Democracy to the Afghan People, but the President of the country has no power whatsoever to tell us to stop bombing Afghan homes. His decrees are simply requests, 'merely symbolic.' Karzai, of course, is speaking not only for himself, but even more so for (and under pressure from) the Afghan People: the ones we're there to liberate, but who -- due to their strange, primitive, inscrutable culture and religion -- are bizarrely angry about being continuously liberated from their lives ...' (05/31/11)  

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