Imran Khan defends Taliban against Western 'liberals' with 'thirst for blood'
[TELEGRAPH.CO.UK] Imran Khan
Taliban Khan, who is the lightweight's lightweight...
, the former playboy cricketer and would-be Pak prime minister, has defended the Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. A collection of multinational and multilingual and multicultural armed forces, all of differing capabilities, working toward a common goal by pulling in different directions...
, claiming that they represent Western "liberals [who] are thirsty for blood."
Speaking to the Sunday Times, the Oxford-educated sportsman, who has founded his own political party ahead of Pakistain's election, lashed out at NATO's war on the murderous Moslem group. "They have absolutely no idea. They sit in the drawing room.
"They read the English-language newspapers, which bear very little resemblance to what is real Pakistain," he told the Sunday Times. "I promise you, they would be lost in our villages." He also took a swipe at Western countries such as the US, which he accused of committing "butchery" against his country. "American dronezaps in Pakistain must stop," the 66-year-old said.
"It’s butchery, and the true horror of it is hidden from the West." Khan is the leader of Pakistain's second-largest party, Pakistain Tehrik-e-Insaf
...a political party in Pakistan. PTI was founded by former Pakistani cricket captain and philanthropist Imran Khan. The party's slogan is
Justice, Humanity and Self Esteem, each of which is open to widely divergent interpretations....
, and hopes to distance Pakistain from the western Alliance if he becomes prime minister. The election was triggered by the ousting of Nawaz Sharif
... served two non-consecutive terms as prime minister, heads the Pakistain Moslem League (Nawaz). Noted for his spectacular corruption, the 1998 Pak nuclear test, border war with India, and for being tossed by General Musharraf, then by the courts...
, who was disqualified by the supreme court amid claims of corruption.
His remarks came as The Taliban grabbed credit for a suicide kaboom that killed 11 soldiers and maimed 13 in the Swat
...a valley and an administrative district in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistain, located 99 mi from Islamabad. It is inhabited mostly by Pashto speakers. The place has gone steadily downhill since the days when Babe Ruth was the Sultan of Swat...
Valley. Authorities say Saturday's attack was the first in over three years in the northwestern region once ruled by myrmidons. In a statement sent to media, the murderous Moslem group says a lone jacket wallah carried out the attack to avenge the killing and arrests of fellow myrmidons.
Posted by: Fred 2018-02-05