Western Civilization

Taliban leader hits out at Prince Harry for calling his Afghanistan kills ‘chess pieces’ in new tell-all book

By Natasha Turak
Jan 6, 2023

The early release of Prince Harry’s tell-all memoir “Spare” is triggering anger from plenty of different sources, from loyal monarchy supporters to television pundits and ordinary Brits — and most recently, the Taliban.

The highly anticipated book, written in the years after Harry and his wife Meghan Markle left their roles in the British royal family, was accidentally put on sale in Spain several days before its official release date.

Among the many controversial revelations in the memoir is Harry’s disclosure that he killed 25 Taliban fighters while on deployment in Afghanistan with the British army.

According to excerpts from the book cited by Sky News, which has obtained a copy, Harry said he did not view the fighters as “people” but instead as “chess pieces” that he was removing from the board.

“It was not something that filled me with satisfaction, but I was not ashamed either,” the prince wrote. CNBC has not seen or been able to obtain a copy of the book.

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