CNN is slated to run an interview tonight with American mujahid John Walker.
In the interview Walker condemns the Mazar-e Sharif prison uprising which occurred soon after he was interrogated by CIA officer Mike Spann, and in which Spann was killed. The uprising is “against what we had agreed upon, and … against Islam. It is a major sin to break a contract, especially in military situations,” Walker told a CNN interviewer on December 2nd.
No doubt, Walker’s handlers at the firm of Morrison & Foerster will cheer this interview, believing it distances him at least somewhat from the prison revolt in which Spann was killed.
Actually, it makes Walker seem like an even bigger whack.
Blow up the World Trade Center and kill thousands of civilians? You bet. Break a battlefield surrender agreement? What do you think we are? Animals?
Meanwhile, the New York Times seems to have missed the mega-TPM scoop about how Walker’s attorney James J. Brosnahan told partners in his law firm that if Walker didn’t get with the program and ditch his bin-Laden-loving ways the firm would drop his case.
Clearly, life is not fair. There is no justice. Yada. Yada … yada.