US supplying weapons to ISIS in Afghanistan: Hamid Karzai

US supplying weapons to ISIS in Afghanistan: Hamid Karzai
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Former Afghan president,Hamid Karzai has berated the US for allowing ISIS to start,development and proliferate inside Afghanistan .Karzai has often lashed out at the US over the past years and has attributed many mistakes to it.Much of the flak that the US has received is owed to their heavy military footprint in Afghanistan .

He added  that apart from watching their growth closely, the US was said to be supplying such groups through helis. He said that locals saw helicopters bolstering those militants in the area.”Our airspace is in American hands.

In an interview to a Turkish channel Karzai said that some militant outfits were created in Afghanistan during US presence.”When it [Daesh] arrived it brutally went into villages, killed people – hurt our identity, tried to destroy our identity. Draw people away from their homes. They committed unbelievable atrocity against the Afghan people. The use was there. 

Daesh first emerged in Shinwar district of Nangarhar. The United States has a huge base in Jalalabad, in the central provincial capital of Nangarhar. They kept watching it. While the Afghan people kept coming to us and complaining of how Daesh was behaving and doing things,”he said.

He added  that apart from watching their growth closely, the US was said to be supplying such groups through helis. He said that locals saw helicopters bolstering those militants in the area.”Our airspace is in American hands. They have their radar, they have their airplanes, they have the entire airspace – we don’t own our airspace, the Americans own the airspace.  

So if helicopters were coming I’m sure the American radar saw whose helicopters, from where they came. And if they were non-NATO non-American helicopters, it belonged to someone – how come the US allowed it? And if they didn’t stop it that means they allowed it, and they supported it.

So they cannot tell the Afghan people that they didn’t know.The airspace is in their hands. The communication is in their hands.The area is under their complete absolute surveillance.There is no way that they can excuse themselves or offer excuses in this regard. No, we don’t believe it,and they are to blame,” he replied to a question.

The Khorasani wing of the ISIS is gaining ground in Afghanistan despite the employment of the MOAB in Nangarhar in April.Recently, Russia inkled towards US support for the ISIS in Afghanistan . -Global Village Space 

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