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Friday, October 09, 2009


The Taliban

So the Administration (and the media) are now acknowledging a fact which I first wrote about in 2003 and reiterated on other occasions: "Taliban" and "Al Qaeda" are not synonomous, despite eight years of attempts by the government and the media to make the American people believe it is so.

Update: Typically, I heard a reporter on CNN earlier referring to the fight in Afghanistan "against Al Qaeda and other extremist elements." The attempt to conflate the Taliban and Al Qaeda continues.

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