Afghanistan’s ‘Color Revolution’? Narcotics and the Opium Trade
The U.S. has not been thrown out of Afghanistan. Quite the opposite.
Washington is involved in managing the strategic transition towards the formation of a Taliban Islamic Emirate.
Earlier reports suggested that a so-called interim Afghan administration was to be headed by Prof. Ali Ahmad Jalali, who just so happens to be a US citizen.
“Regime Change” in Afghanistan?
Troop withdrawals coupled with a US sponsored color revolution?
The Doha Negotiations with the Taliban
America’s withdrawal from Afghanistan has been the object of extensive negotiations between Washington and the Taliban. An earlier deal was signed in Doha in late February 2020 during the Trump administration.
The transition timeline had been agreed upon. On August 09, 2021, US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad arrived in Doha with a US team of negotiators for 3 days of top level discussions with representatives of both the Taliban and the defunct government of Ashraf Ghani.
In the wake of the Doha meeting on August 13, the “Green Light” was given to Taliban Forces to capture Kabul as well as most of the provincial capitals. (See Southfront, August 18)
The evacuation of the US embassy described by the media was a smokescreen. The entry of the Taliban into Kabul which prompted the U.S to evacuate its embassy, had been carefully planned and agreed upon. The presidential palace was taken without a fight.
Earlier reports suggested that the candidacy of Ali Ahmad Jalali currently a distinguished professor at the National Defense University’s Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies (NESA) (and a former Minister of the Interior in the Hamid Karzai government) had been contemplated to lead a so-called interim adminstration. Based at Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington DC, The National Defense University is a partner institution of the US Department of Defense.
While the US is involved in managing the transition towards the formation of a Taliban government, the appointment of Prof. Jalali is unconfirmed. According to a Reuters Report (August 16):
“Former Afghan Interior Minister Ali Jalali on Monday said he was never under conside
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