Vice President Joe Biden says only 5 percent of the Taliban is incorrigible and not susceptible to anything other than being defeated:
In response, the Taliban said there was no such thing as a “moderate” member.
Joe Biden impressed his European colleagues this week with his vast knowledge of the Taliban terrorist organization:
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5 percent of the Taliban is incorrigible, not susceptible to anything other than being defeated. Another 25 percent or so are not quite sure, in my view, the intensity of their commitment to the insurgency. And roughly 70 percent are involved because of the money, because of them being — getting paid.”
Obama, in an interview with the New York Times, expressed an openness to adapting tactics in Afghanistan that had been used in Iraq to reach out to moderate elements there.
“This does not require any response or reaction for this is illogical,” Qari Mohammad Yousuf, a purported spokesman for the insurgent group, told Reuters when asked if its top leader Mullah Mohammad Omar would make any comment about Obama’s proposal.
“The Taliban are united, have one leader, one aim, one policy…I do not know why they are talking about moderate Taliban and what it means?“
Just wondering… Does Team “O” have any idea who we are at war with?