Obam on the wrong side again

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    Barack Obama courts human rights abusers in Taliban fight
    President Barack Obama is resurrecting relations with some of the world's worst human rights abusers in Central Asia as he attempts to secure new allies in the fight against the Taliban.

    n a repeat of the 19th Century "Great Game", when the Russians and British competed for relations with Muslim leaders on the outposts of their empires, Mr Obama's envoys are scuttling between the palaces of Central Asia's post-Soviet dictators.
    In the last three months, Mr Obama has cut deals with Presidents Islam Karimov of Uzbekistan and Kurmanbek Bakiyev of Kyrgyzstan. Mr Karimov has been accused by a former British ambassador of ordering two opponents boiled alive. One of Mr Bakiyev's critics was recently stabbed 26 times in the buttocks by unknown assailants.

    A dangerous game. Those who subscribe to the foolish notion that "the enemy of my enemy is my friend" have often found that the new friend does not consider the friendship mutual. "Barack Obama courts human rights abusers in Taliban fight

    Barack Obama courts human rights abusers in Taliban fight - Telegraph
     

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