Assessment: “If past is precedent, Biden’s team is more likely to reclassify whom they consider terrorists in order to justify their policy going forward”
Nearly half of the Taliban government’s leaders are on the United Nations’ terrorist blacklist, a fact that hasn’t slowed U.S. efforts to engage in diplomacy with the anti-western regime.
At least 14 of the 33 ministers the Taliban announced as senior leaders in its newly formed government are designated as terrorists under the U.N. Security Council’s 1988 Sanctions Committee. This designation includes Prime Minister Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund and his two top deputies, Mullah Baradar Akhund and Mawlavi Hanafi.
“Even though Edom has said, “We have been impoverished,
But we will return and build the desolate places” Malachi 1:4
The Taliban’s defense minister, foreign minister, and deputy foreign minister also are designated terrorists. And Sirajuddin Haqqani, the Taliban’s interior minister, remains on the FBI’s most wanted list, with a $10 million bounty for his role in a 2008 terrorist attack in Kabul that killed six people, including an American citizen.
Even with these outstanding terror designations on the Taliban and its top leaders, the Biden administration and other Western countries are holding direct negotiations with the group that are aimed at providing war-torn Afghanistan with aid dollars. Read More @ Free Beacon HERE