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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  • Caurie Putnam: You Are Beautiful Today - Huffington Post
    What does sustain us... 2014 Nobel Prize for Peace. After being shot in the head by Taliban militants ... as starting at conception, giving rights
    05/10/2015 - 10:14 am | View Link
  • You Are Beautiful Today - Huffington Post
    What does sustain us... 2014 Nobel Prize for Peace. After being shot in the head by Taliban militants ... as starting at conception, giving rights
    05/10/2015 - 10:01 am | View Link
  • The Bonds of Battle - Vanity Fair
    ... resistance against the Taliban ... trauma of war seems to be giving it up. ... and sharing clearly helped us do that. ... And if a peace ...
    05/8/2015 - 2:36 pm | View Link
  • NEW YORK—It was possible that A’amash, a Pakistani-American man ... - Epoch Times
    ... to leave behind something most of us would never dream of giving up.” ... Taliban fighters handover their weapons as they join a government ...
    05/8/2015 - 10:45 am | View Link
  • From hip-hop to jihad, how ISIS became a magnet for converts - Washington Post
    American who fought for the Taliban in ... giving clear answers to what’s right and wrong, so some of us go ... know what, but some kind of ...
    05/7/2015 - 10:34 am | View Link
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  • Rachael Devaney: Giving for the greater good
    has changed her life and her business practices here in the U.S. "Business Council for Peace supports poor women trying to create jobs in their community. Many women just need a job so they can provide their kids with an education so the Taliban doesn't ...
    05/16/2015 - 8:03 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 ... had strong influence on Taliban, then peace talks should already have been started.” Some U.S. officials have hoped that the released ...
    04/30/2015 - 3:22 pm | View Link
  • Behind The Peace Talks With Taliban: Who's Looking For What
    In Pakistan, government officials have just concluded an initial meeting aimed at creating a template for peace talks after a decade-long insurgency which has killed thousands of people. The U.S. has agreed to curb drone attacks on Taliban militants in ...
    02/6/2014 - 4:34 am | View Link
  • Taliban’s Quetta Shura Meet in Islamabad to Press for Peace
    This was an extraordinary gathering, the first ever by the Taliban’s ruling council, the Quetta Shura ... moribund peace talks were the priority item on the meeting’s agenda. Some Shura members had been arguing that as the U.S. and its allies continue ...
    11/1/2013 - 8:22 pm | View Link
  • U.S., Afghanistan to relaunch peace talks with Taliban for some reason
    In particular, why would they agree to peace talks at a moment when ... As for why the Taliban would agree to that, maybe they’ve finally grasped that this really is all about giving the U.S. a fig leaf and they’ve decided that it’s in their interest ...
    06/18/2013 - 7:58 am | View Link
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  • U.S. News | National News
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    05/22/2015 - 1:48 am | View Website
  • Taliban
    The Taliban (Pashto: طالبان ‎ ṭālibān "students"), alternately spelled Taleban is an Islamic fundamentalist political movement in Afghanistan.
    05/22/2015 - 12:15 am | View Website
  • United States Institute of Peace
    A nonpartisan, independent federal institution created and funded by Congress to strengthen the nation's capabilities to promote the peaceful resolution of ...
    05/21/2015 - 9:16 pm | View Website
  • The Taliban
    For more on the Taliban see Timeline: The Taliban. The Taliban ("Students of Islamic Knowledge Movement") ruled Afghanistan from 1996 until 2001.
    05/21/2015 - 6:46 pm | View Website
  • 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 ...
    05/21/2015 - 5:49 pm | View Website
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