Musharraf blames West’s non-recognition of Taliban for 9/11

December 5, 2014 1:30 AM

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Musharraf blames West’s non-recognition of Taliban for 9/11

KARACHI: Former military ruler, retired general Pervez Musharraf, criticised the West on Thursday for not recognising the Taliban, saying this eventually led to the catastrophic events of Sept 11, 2001, and changed the very fabric of the post-9/11 world.

“We were the only ones who recognised the Taliban and this was the reason we faced constant criticism from the West, but in the end it was our decision that proved prudent,” said Mr Musharraf while addressing the Youth Parliament, a local non-government organisation, at a hotel.

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