Sunday, October 05, 2008

Afghanistan: More troubles for Karzai.

Ahmed Wali Karzai

First, the
Taliban tell him to go shi% in his hat about the peace neotiations and now a drug dealing brother? Karzai's brother suspected of involvement in drug trade.

It's not the same brother who is the luxury villa real estate developer in Kandahar who is under a death threat from the Taliban.

No, it's brother, Ahmed Wali, who asserts a political motivation to the charge and denies everything but it's still causing friction between the US and Afghanistan and intensifying opposition to their anti-Taliban efforts.

The New York Times report on the subject (and they seem to be the main source) can be found