Afghanistan

MAN WHO SHOT AFGHAN PRESIDENT’S BROTHER WAS A CIA CONTACT…….

Hello Washington, you have a problem. The Taliban get to a guy that the CIA had already enlisted into their ranks as a trusted contact. KGS

Bodyguard who killed Karzai’s brother was trusted CIA contact

By Julius Cavendish in Kabul

The bodyguard who assassinated President Hamid Karzai’s brother had been working closely with US Special Forces and the CIA before he was recruited by the Taliban, raising fears over the Islamist movement’s increasingly sophisticated intelligence apparatus which has managed to threaten the inner circles of power in Afghanistan.

Sardar Mohammad, who shot Ahmed Wali Karzai at his home in Kandahar City on Tuesday, also held regular meetings with British officials, and had two brothers-in-law serving in a CIA-run paramilitary unit, the Kandahar Strike Force, the Washington Post reported yesterday.

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