U.s. Not Giving Up On Taliban Peace Talks

When it comes to negotiating with the Taliban, it's always one step forward, two steps back.

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  • Development push boosts peace hopes - The Nation Pakistan
    Pakistan, Afghanistan discuss trade initiatives - Mangalorean
    11/23/2015 - 9:00 am | View Link
  • Half the truth - Daily Times
    ... operation and enduring peace across ... the 21st Amendment giving almost all ... Even the Taliban government ... experts on prime time ...
    11/23/2015 - 7:24 am | View Link
  • Paris attacks: Some general considerations - Frontier Post
    ... politically clouded term giving rise ... that which is not us is not good. ... that American plan of peace talks with one faction of Taliban ...
    11/23/2015 - 4:20 am | View Link
  • Countering the terror threat, together - Asiaone
    In the attack, the Taliban gunmen ... an urgent task for us to decisively lash out at ISIS. All peace lovers ... thank every one of you for ...
    11/21/2015 - 7:04 am | View Link
  • Those who live for a cause never die - Kashmir Times
    ... that surrounds us today. May God help us and may his soul rest in peace. ... of names - Al Qaeda, Taliban, ISIS... coverage of events, giving ...
    11/20/2015 - 3:45 pm | View Link
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  • U.S. Legacy in Afghanistan: Taliban Seeks Return to Mainstream
    Like many other Afghans, Rustam worries that instead of bringing peace, giving the Taliban a place at the political table will only breed more violence. Rustam's fear is borne from experience. His village of Kadula — a settlement of some 100 homes about ...
    07/25/2015 - 11:11 pm | View Link
  • U.S., Qatar launch talks on fate of Taliban officials released in Bergdahl swap
    The notion of any relaxation of restrictions on the former Taliban leaders, potentially giving them a chance to renew their influence ... The administration sought for years to kindle peace talks between the Afghan government and Taliban in hopes of ...
    04/30/2015 - 12:15 pm | View Link
  • U.S. drone strikes put Pakistan-Taliban talks at risk
    The Nov. 1 killing of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan chief Hakimullah Mehsud by a U.S. drone strike and ongoing drone strikes ... strike despite giving assurance to Pakistan that it would adhere to its commitment till the beginning of peace talks with the ...
    12/2/2013 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • Talks between U.S., Taliban on Afghan war expected 'in the next few days'
    Peace talks between the United States and the Taliban over the war in Afghanistan will probably be held "in the ... He was a private at the time. The army has been giving him promotions that would have come to him had his Army career gone as planned.
    06/20/2013 - 5:31 am | View Link
  • U.S. Scrambles to Save Taliban Talks After Afghan Backlash
    At the same time, it became increasingly apparent that the Taliban, at little cost in binding promises or capital, were seizing the peace process as a stage for publicity and giving the Americans a stark lesson in the complications that could be posed by ...
    06/18/2013 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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  • Taliban: U.S. Leaving Afghanistan in ‘Defeat’ | Foreign Policy
    Taliban: U.S. Leaving Afghanistan in ‘Defeat’ By Reid Standish Reid Standish is an assistant digital producer at Foreign Policy. A native of British Columbia, he ...
    11/30/2015 - 9:32 am | View Website
  • Afghanistan, the CIA, bin Laden, and the Taliban
    Afghanistan, the CIA, bin Laden, and the Taliban by Phil Gasper International Socialist Review, November-December 2001 The U.S. war on Afghanistan is a brutal attack ...
    11/29/2015 - 7:06 pm | View Website
  • Taliban
    The Taliban (Pashto: طالبان ‎ ṭālibān "students"), alternately spelled Taleban, is an Islamic fundamentalist political movement in Afghanistan.
    11/29/2015 - 9:34 am | View Website
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