is the transcript of the relevant
“Ma’am, before I go to the remarks by my brother, President
Musharraf, terrorism was hurting us way before Iraq or September 11.
The president mentioned some examples of it. These extremist
forces were killing people in Afghanistan and around for years, closing
schools, —– burning mosques, —– killing children, —– uprooting
vine trees, grapes hanging on them, —– forcing populations to
“They came to America on September 11, but
they were attacking you before September 11 in other parts of the
world. We are a witness in Afghanistan as to what they are and how they
can hurt. —– You are a witness in New York.
you forget people jumping off the 80th floor or 70th floor —– when
planes hit them? —– Can you imagine what it will be for a man or a
to jump off that high?
“Who did that? —– And
where are they now? And
how do we fight them, how do we get rid of them, other than going after
them? —– Should we wait for them to come and kill us
why we need more action around the world, in Afghanistan and elsewhere,
to get them defeated. Extremism, their allies, terrorists and the likes
Original post dated 09/26: Afghan president Hamid Karzai responded to a reporter’s question this morning about the war on terror; his answer was the most eloquent exposition on the war on terror we have seen this year. The link goes to the must- see video.