AFPNewspaper "Kommersant" following the developments of serious and massive protests taking place in Afghanistan, highlighting the leadership of the Taliban invitation of the Afghan people to rise up and targeting NATO bases. This call has represented the height of popular protests, sparked by the feet of U.S. soldiers to burn the Koran and other Islamic books at Bagram Air Base.
Opinion of the newspaper that this dangerous escalation, and the growing hatred towards America among Afghan citizens, threatening the collapse of the ongoing efforts of national reconciliation between the Kabul government headed by Hamid Karzai, the Taliban, US-brokered. It is fear that the Taliban refused to Alaatmaran graphs, extended by the commander of NATO forces in Afghanistan, General John Allen, and U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta for the Afghan people. In an attempt to justify that event, the Pentagon and many contradictory hypotheses, explains how the arrival of the remains of burnt out from the Koran and other religious books, collecting garbage to places near the U.S. base. At first, the Pentagon said that the prison administration decided to withdraw the rule in some books from the library and get rid of them, because some prisoners who have completed their sentences they used to exchange messages with each other. After that the duration of the General Staff recognized the NATO forces that religious books and the Koran were burned by mistake. Following the incident on Tuesday rallied large crowds of Afghans at the Bagram base walls chanting "Death to America" and "Death to the Afghan government." The next day protests swept a number of cities and provinces of Afghanistan. But the capital Kabul has seen the largest and most violent protests. Where the angry crowd tried to storm the headquarters of the U.S. Embassy, and the parliament building. But the guards fired live bullets at the protesters, which led to several deaths and dozens wounded. Has supported the Taliban, these protests, and took advantage of an increased sense of hatred for the United States, to weaken the position of the Afghan government and President Karzai.
Commenting on these developments is expected, the researcher at the Center for Global Security Vladimir Satnikov that this atmosphere is in the interest of the radical wing of the Taliban movement, which rejects all forms of dialogue with the government of President Karzai, brokered by the United States of America.
Source: Russia Today