I think the problem (of violence) is increasing and people have to decide whether they will solve it through use of power or negotiation. Afghanistan needs reconciliation but I don't think the Americans want to negotiate.
That the opposition forces have made advancement is a mere lie. The opposition have no support among the people. If the opposition had made ... any advancement towards us ... it would have been reported in the media.
It has angered Muslims of the world and can plunge the whole region into a crisis. We are ready to cooperate if we are shown evidence. If American agencies are bent on putting the blame on bin Laden, then they won't be able to catch the real culprits.