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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    that country is giving the terrorists exactly what they want – legitimacy. A nation engages in peace talks with other nations, not asymmetric, amorphous terrorist groups. If a superpower like the U.S. acknowledges the Taliban’s authority to ...
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