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Turning back to the Taliban

Whilst Bush and Co - as also Tony Blair - assert that democracy has been restored to Afghanistan post the ousting of the Taliban, the LA Times reports that certainly as far as the so-called justice system is concerned, things are far different:

"Systematic injustice stokes searing humiliation and resentment, turning many Afghans against President Hamid Karzai's government and his foreign backers. Nostalgia for the ruthless rule of the Taliban is growing as the line between judges and criminals blurs. When they can't find justice in the courts, Afghans are tempted to turn back to what they've trusted most for a generation: their weapons."

Looks like it's the same sort of democracy we are witnessing in Iraq - not!!!!

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