Saturday, October 10, 2009

The McChrystal Doctrine: Give Taliban Fighters A Political Voice

McChrystal: Give Taliban Fighters A Political Voice

McChrystal tells Renee Montagne that the average Taliban fighter is not ideologically driven and is paid for his work. He says Karzai is looking for an opportunity to give these fighters and even lower-level commanders a seat at the table.

"I would absolutely be comfortable with fighters and lower-level commanders making the decision to reintegrate into the Afghan political process under the Afghan constitution," McChrystal says

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