Yeah right, leave it up to military leaders. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/24/opinion/24dowd.html?hp Those familiar with the greatest Afghan con yet say that the British had spent a year developing the fake Taliban leader as a source and, despite a heated debate and C.I.A. skepticism, General Petraeus was buying into it. The West was putting planes and assets at the poseurs disposal, and paying him a sum in the low six figures. ... America is stomping around the moonscape of Afghanistan trying to do the right thing, but we cant because were clueless about the culture to the point where we can be faked out by an imposter masquerading as Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansour, a high-level Taliban commander. ----------- gawd save us from them.