“Peace” Taliban style: that is, stoning for adulterers, amputation for thieves, execution of homosexuals and apostates, closing of girls’ schools — the works. Of course, since Sharia is the highest law of the land according to the Afghan Constitution currently in effect, the present regime is not too far from this already, and is Taliban Lite at best.
“Obama can usher in ‘era of peace,’ Taliban says,” from AP, November 5:
ISLAMABAD, Nov. 5 (AP) – The Afghan Taliban on Wednesday called upon U.S. President-elect Barack Obama to withdraw troops from Afghanistan and usher in an “era of peace” in the world.
“We want him (Obama) to change the policies of President (George W.) Bush. He could end the years-long war by withdrawing U.S. and allied troops from Afghanistan, ” Qari Mohammad Yusuf Ahmadi, spokesman for the Taliban, told the Pakistan-based Afghan Islamic press….
“Even if a soldier is tied to every stone in Afghanistan, the West would not be able to (bring into ) being a government of its choice in Afghanistan,” an earlier report by the Taliban spokesman as U.S. election results were still coming in said….
That seems to be a generally accurate statement.