Analysts feel Taliban not in mood of reconciliation
Senior journalists and political analysts Friday predicted the Taliban government would face opposition and resistance from the Afghan people in Afghanistan.
During 24NewsHD programme – DNA –noted figures, Salim Bokhari, PJ Mir, Iftikhar Ahmed and Javed Iqbal, said despite announcing general amnesty for all, now they no longer appear to be in a state of reconciliation.
Saleem Bukhari said a terrible situation had emerged that the son of Ahmad Shah Masood has declared jihad against the Taliban.
If there is resistance against the Taliban from the Panjshir Valley, then the US and India will come to their aid in every possible way to avenge the Taliban, he said.
Saleem Bukhari said the Doha Accord with the Taliban stipulated that they would form a coalition government, but that they were imposing their own decisions even they had changed the name of the country and the flag.
He added that their (Taliban) intentions were to make their own decisions and not to trust anyone to form a government, which has angered a large number of Afghans.
Mir said the spokesman of the Taliban Zabihullah Mujahid was being held in Guantanamo Bay and he had promised protection of women and their rights in his press conference but now he said women would be given their rights according to Sharia.
He declared the usage of high-tech a revolution and said the Taliban were flying American helicopters and planes fully equipped with modern warfare equipment now that was a real revolution.
Iftikhar Ahmed said it should be noted that the United States did not allow Russia, China and Central Asian states to enter the region for many years and maintained its dominance.
He coined the views that some ideas of destroying modern weapons and military equipment were emerging in the United States.
On which Saleem Bukhari said that if America had to destroy its weapons then why did it leave in Afghanistan. He added that leaving weapons in Afghanistan was a dubious act of America to continue the civil war there.
The panel also discussed Punjab Chief Minister Usman BUzdar's action against police officers and the degradation of society over the Minar-e-Pakistan incident.