November 29, 2010

MICKEY KAUS: Did That Fake Taliban Leader Help Us Anyway? “If we did want to weaken Taliban resolve—and surely we do—and if individual Taliban leaders aren’t really sure what the others are doing, then even a fake Taliban talker might do the trick. Isn’t it possible the false Mansour served our interests–by putting the real Taliban leaders ‘on edge,’ worried that some of their colleagues might be cracking? If the fake Mansour didn’t exist it might be worth paying someone take the role, no?”