Prince Harry could have raised security risks for the UK and himself as a furious fundamentalist regime accuses him of ‘war crimes’
Furious Taliban leaders have blasted Prince Harry over his claims that he killed 25 fighters whilst serving in Afghanistan and there are fears that there could be heightened security risks for the UK and himself.
In his book Spare said that those he killed were not “people” but were “chess pieces” which had been taken off the board.
The Taliban blasted Prince Harry and said that they “were not chess pieces” and have accused him of “war crimes” whilst serving in Afghanistan.
Anas Haqqani who is a leading figure in the influential fundamentalist regime, the Haqqani Network, which is part of the Taliban was outraged over his comments.
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Haqqani who is blamed for some of the deadliest attacks in Afghanistan wrote on Twitter, “The ones you killed were not chess pieces, they were humans; they had families who were waiting for their return.
“Among the killers of Afghans, not many have your decency to reveal their conscience and confess to their war crimes.”
Taliban commander Molavi Gol, told the Daily Mail he thought Harry was a “loser” and that if he is “a real man” then “come to Afghanistan again.”
A very furious and deadly Taliban commander said, “We are still here ruling but he has fled to his grandmother’s palace.
“He’s a big mouth loser who has been trying to get attention
“Even if he believes [that he killed 25 Taliban], our martyred Mujaheddin are in heaven, but his invading friends are burning in hell and I really hope I was in Helmand when he was there, to make him understand what real chess pieces are.
“If he’s a real man and not a f***ing loser, come to Afghanistan again.”
Prince Harry described the “din and confusion of combat” and said that those he killed were not “people” but were “chess pieces” which had been taken off the board.
Speaking to Times Radio, Maj Gen Chip Chapman, a platoon commander in the Falklands conflict, said, “We have a code of conduct. It’s the values and standards of the military and he’s broken at least four of those values that include respect for others, integrity, loyalty, and selfless commitment.
“You can’t be any more disloyal, either both to the Crown and the Crown being a member of your family, so from both of those perspectives it’s not really good.”
Maj Gen Chapman, former head of counter-terrorism at the Ministry of Defence branded Prince Harry as “naively stupid” and “disloyal” over his book.
Colonel Bob Stewart, served seven tours in Northern Ireland and led UN troops in Bosnia and was stationed added, “I feel really sad for the King. Because the King is a good man. I have met him a few times, he was my colonel of the regiment.
“He is a very sensitive decent man and this will be really hurting him a great deal, all this furore.”