Taliban Leader: Occupy Wall Street Uprisings Are the Result of Afghani Jihad

Great news! Hizb-e-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) chief Gulbuddin Hekmatyar says the uprisings in the Middle Eastern countries and the 'Occupy Wall Street' movement are inspired by the Afghan jihad! MEMRI reports on a message translated by the Pashtu-language Pakistani daily. H/T: Weasel Zippers "I congratulate you on the occasion of Eid al-Adha. I pray before Allah Almighty to get our country free from the clutches of others and save our innocent and suppressed nation from the ongoing painful situation of fighting and insecurity; to bestow us with the honor of celebrating the next Eids in an independent Afghanistan, with green banner of Islam flying high in every nook and corner of the country, with all the occupying force having pulled out from the country, with wars having ended permanently and a pious government whose officials are real Muslims, God fearing and merciful, in power. "Brothers and sisters, "Taking opportunity of this occasion, I have some reservations on key issues in the country.