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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  • Geo-politics gets new twists - Kashmir Times
    ... country's foreign policy by giving up ... policy: from being overtly pro-US and ... facilitate peace talks with the Taliban. In the past few ...
    04/9/2015 - 7:39 am | View Link
  • As the Country Falls Apart, It's Time for Our Revolution - AlterNet.org
    Definitions : Us : Hard-working ... S. invasion that deposed the Taliban? ... and use the resulting peace dividend ... the revolution -- not by ...
    04/7/2015 - 3:01 pm | View Link
  • Save a Warrior program fights the war at home - KansasCity.com
    ... conflicts — can find peace from ... village to village, clearing Taliban. ... came to our door and told us our son ... fight enormous ...
    04/7/2015 - 5:37 am | View Link
  • The Real Afghan War - Huffington Post
    14 ways to fawn over a shadowy Taliban leader - Washington Post
    04/6/2015 - 9:19 am | View Link
  • Vishal reveals his marriage plans - Chennai Online
    ... origin player on top US basketball ... ICC president over trophy-giving row ... agree on border peace, boosting ties ... Second Lead) | ...
    04/6/2015 - 8:02 am | View Link
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  • As the country falls apart, it's time for our revolution
    When you watched Afghan women burn their burqas after the 2001 U.S. invasion that deposed the Taliban? You were probably thrilled ... and use the resulting peace dividend to build schools and pay teachers decently and heal the sick? Why let people in ...
    04/19/2015 - 4:07 am | View Link
  • The United States has become addicted to war
    It succeeded in (temporarily) ousting the Taliban and scattering ... spend their retirements giving advice on how future peace negotiations should be conducted. We’ve got a CIA director who’s been centrally involved in U.S. counterterrorism policy ...
    04/11/2015 - 5:07 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
  • 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
  • United States to meet Taliban to seek Afghan peace
    PEACE IS NOT AT HAND' The U.S. officials, who spoke on condition ... early 2012 to open talks with the U.S. government. But the Taliban suspended the talks in March 2012, saying Washington was giving mixed signals on the nascent Afghan reconciliation ...
    06/18/2013 - 3:42 am | View Link
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  • The Taliban
    For more on the Taliban see Timeline: The Taliban. The Taliban ("Students of Islamic Knowledge Movement") ruled Afghanistan from 1996 until 2001.
    04/19/2015 - 2:23 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 ...
    04/18/2015 - 11:22 pm | View Website
  • Peace Talks With the Taliban Are Risky Business | Foreign ...
    Peace Talks With the Taliban Are Risky Business. Signals indicate that peace talks may start soon but talks still carry tremendous risks for all involved.
    04/18/2015 - 8:15 pm | View Website
  • Afghanistan: Taliban in Transition? | United States ...
    During the year of “transition” in Afghanistan in 2014, attention was focused on whether or not the government would survive. The greatest threat was not Taliban ...
    04/18/2015 - 6:28 pm | View Website
  • LiveLeak.com
    This speech is a gem showing the Taliban side of recent history and countering the western propaganda against the Taliban government. Excerpt listed by topic and ...
    04/18/2015 - 4:26 pm | View Website
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