Indeed, how “alliances” change. The cynic inside me has always wondered at what point in time the Mujahideen disappeared off our radar and the Taliban became the bogeyman?
IMO, it’s all an exercise in of hypocrisy. And as remember yesterday’s events and sentiments,lest we forget the following 2 words…… Exocet and Argentina.
Oh,and let’s not forget that ruthless civilian murdering terrorists have been rewarded in the past, by the west, and in particular the USA with the biggest prize of all….Statehood…. So it’s a bit rich ,for us in the west to apply double standards to the opposite side now.