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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  • War in Afghanistan (2001–present)
    In 1994, Mullah Omar, a Pashtun, a mujahideen who taught at a Pakistani madrassa, returned to Kandahar and founded the Taliban. His followers were religious students ...
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  • LiveLeak.com
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  • Taliban
    The Taliban (Pashto: طالبان ‎ ṭālibān "students"), alternative spelling Taleban is an Islamic fundamentalist political movement in Afghanistan.
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  • The Taliban | Infoplease.com
    For more on the Taliban see Timeline: The Taliban. The Taliban ("Students of Islamic Knowledge Movement") ruled Afghanistan from 1996 until 2001.
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  • Afghans say Taliban prisoners freed by U.S. will rejoin ...
    "This is purely a negotiation between the Taliban and the Americans... It won't help the peace process in any way, because we don't believe in the peace ...
    06/1/2014 - 2:19 pm | View Website
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