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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  • Non-combative Taliban is an oxymoron - Frontier Post
    But giving them the title of ... killings us in dozens and hundreds if the peace talks are not successful. The Taliban have in the past made peace
    04/5/2014 - 10:36 am | View Link
  • Cornies: Solemn salute to our 14’s bravery - London Free Press
    ... in NATO called us. Our troops fought the tyranny of the Taliban ... and tried to build a lasting peace. ... and lost their lives while ...
    04/5/2014 - 9:34 am | View Link
  • Who’s running? The candidates vying to be Afghanistan’s next ... - Gnom.es
    ... since the fall of the Taliban in ... with his Tajik side, giving him a ... of transformation, to peace, stability ... It also shows us that ...
    04/5/2014 - 8:50 am | View Link
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    04/4/2014 - 11:04 am | View Link
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  • U.S. leads praise for 'courageous' Afghans in landmark vote
    "Today's election and massive participation of the people have taken Afghanistan a few steps forward to peace, stability and development ... attacks had been foiled, without giving further details. Attacks or fear of Taliban intimidation had forced ...
    04/6/2014 - 12:02 pm | View Link
  • Talks between U.S., Taliban on Afghan war expected 'in the next few days'
    Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN)-- Peace talks between the United States and the Taliban over the war in Afghanistan will ... 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 - 1:39 pm | View Link
  • Canada Should Join the U.S. in Taliban Peace Talks
    However, talking with, and not merely to, the Taliban will be the first step towards giving Afghans, Pushtuns and others, a chance to heal and rebuild a state and a society of their choice.
    06/20/2013 - 7:43 am | View Link
    Doha, Qatar – It appears that the peace talks between the United States and the Taliban will have to wait for a little while longer. Acceding to the outburst by Afghan President Hamid Karzai, the talks have been put on hold, giving the Afghan government ...
    06/19/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Afghans say U.S. assures Taliban office is not recognition
    the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan - giving the impression that the Taliban had achieved some level of international political recognition. "The peace process is a critical priority for us, and we will not allow anyone to abuse this process as a roundabout ...
    06/19/2013 - 5:31 am | View Link
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  • The Taliban | Infoplease.com
    Infoplease Atlas: Afghanistan. Taliban ambassador to Pakistan Abdul Salam Zaeef seated in front of Taliban militia members. Source/AP Photos. If a man fears death, he ...
    04/18/2014 - 3:08 am | View Website
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    04/17/2014 - 6:54 pm | View Website
  • Taliban
    The Taliban (Pashto: طالبان ‎ ṭālibān "students"), alternative spelling Taleban is an Islamic fundamentalist political movement in Afghanistan.
    04/16/2014 - 2:02 pm | View Website
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    04/2/2014 - 10:11 pm | View Website
  • Taliban suspending talks on captive U.S. soldier Bowe ...
    U.S. tourist and Korean War veteran Merrill Newman arrives at the Beijing airport Saturday, December 7, after being released by North Korea. Newman was ...
    02/23/2014 - 12:59 pm | View Website
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