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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    10/3/2015 - 1:32 pm | View Link
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  • U.S. airstrikes back Afghan drive
    Despite the overnight U.S. bombing of Taliban positions, the militants extended their grip on Kunduz, forcing government forces to retreat from a strategic hilltop fortress and giving the insurgents ... ago pledging to restore peace to Afghanistan, and ...
    09/30/2015 - 11:38 pm | View Link
  • U.S. military favors keeping troops in Afghanistan past 2016
    Despite the overnight U.S. bombing of Taliban positions, the militants extended their grip on Kunduz, forcing government forces to retreat from a strategic fortress hilltop and giving the insurgents ... ago pledging to restore peace to Afghanistan, and ...
    09/30/2015 - 3:54 pm | View Link
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  • Iran must become a U.S. strategic partner
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    09/28/2015 - 3:40 pm | View Link
  • U.S. Legacy in Afghanistan: Taliban Seeks Return to Mainstream
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    07/25/2015 - 11:11 pm | View Link
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  • Taliban: U.S. Leaving Afghanistan in ‘Defeat’ | Foreign Policy
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  • Taliban
    News about the Taliban. Commentary and archival information about the Taliban from The New York Times.
    10/2/2015 - 10:31 am | View Website
  • Taliban
    The Taliban (Pashto: طالبان ‎ ṭālibān "students"), alternately spelled Taleban is an Islamic fundamentalist political movement in Afghanistan.
    10/2/2015 - 8:51 am | View Website
  • Afghanistan, the CIA, bin Laden, and the Taliban
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    10/1/2015 - 7:50 pm | View Website
  • U.S., Qatar launch talks on fate of Taliban officials ...
    U.S. and Qatari officials began talks Thursday about extending security assurances for five senior Taliban members who were released from Guantanamo Bay in exchange ...
    09/27/2015 - 10:08 am | View Website
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