12.12.06

insurgent leader




Afghan insurgent leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar is seen in this photo grab from a DVD received by Associated Press Television in Pakistan, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2006. In this an undated video statement, Hekmatyar claims that America would be forced out of Afghanistan like the Soviet Union was. He also claimed that the insurgencies in Iraq and Afghanistan helped the Democrats win last month's U.S. midterm elections