‘This Is Ransom’: White House Mulling Direct Foreign Aid To The Taliban


Zero Hedge: Is this what America’s “extraordinary success” in Afghanistan looks like? (In the words of President Biden on Tuesday).

White House National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan has offered blunt confirmation in a Wednesday “Good Morning America” interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos that the United States won’t rule out giving aid directly to the Taliban regime in Kabul.

There is a way that seems right to a man,
But its end is the way of death. Proverbs 14:12

A somewhat incredulous looking Stephanopoulos questioned, “We’re gonna work with the Taliban… does that include the prospect of giving them aid?” 

Sullivan without missing a beat responded of the group which was long widely condemned as a terror organization after 9/1p1:

“Well first of all we do believe that there is an important dimension of humanitarian assistance that should go directly to the people of Afghanistan…”

“We do intend to continue that.”

Sullivan then actually used the unsettling phrase “our economic and development assistance relationship” with the Taliban.