Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Wire: Iraqi, Taliban Militants Demand Obama Pull Troops Out

An Iraqi insurgent coalition and the Taliban warned U.S. President-elect Barack Obama to withdraw U.S. forces from Iraq and Afghanistan or face more resistance, U.S. monitoring groups reported on Thursday according to a Reuters article.
"There is neither sadness nor happiness among the Taliban groups over the election of Barack Obama as U.S. president," Qari Mohammad Yousuf, a spokesman for the Taliban in Afghanistan, said in statements monitored by the Middle East Media Research Institute, or MEMRI.

"They (the United States and its allies) have started the fighting and they should bring an end to it by pulling out troops. If it was not done, Afghans will show strong resistance to every foreign occupation," he said.
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