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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    Kabul Hosts Regional Economic Conference - Radio Free Europe
    09/3/2015 - 9:49 am | View Link
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    ... hand, you enter into a peace deal ... that too by calling us communal. ... Giving another example, he said: “In ... not be good Taliban ...
    09/3/2015 - 5:26 am | View Link
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    “clash of civilizations” and that the US should ... ”… “If we destroy the Taliban in ... The proposal also calls for surreptitiously ...
    08/29/2015 - 3:34 pm | View Link
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  • Afghan Taliban indicate pullout of peace talks in Pakistan
    though statements have been issued in his name giving credence to Taliban denials of his death. Most recently, a statement purportedly by Mullah Omar was issued on the occasion of this month's Eid-al-Fitr holiday, expressing support for the peace talks.
    07/30/2015 - 12:46 am | View Link
  • U.S. Legacy in Afghanistan: Taliban Seeks Return to Mainstream
    Like many other Afghans, Rustam worries that instead of bringing peace, giving the Taliban a place at the political table will only breed more violence. Rustam's fear is borne from experience. His village of Kadula — a settlement of some 100 homes about ...
    07/25/2015 - 11:11 pm | View Link
  • U.S. drone strikes put Pakistan-Taliban talks at risk
    A Taliban spokesman said the fundamentalist Islamic group will not negotiate with the government until the drone strikes ... strike despite giving assurance to Pakistan that it would adhere to its commitment till the beginning of peace talks with the ...
    12/2/2013 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • Talks between U.S., Taliban on Afghan war expected 'in the next few days'
    Peace talks between the United States and the Taliban over the war in Afghanistan will probably ... He was a private at the time. The army has been giving him promotions that would have come to him had his Army career gone as planned.
    06/19/2013 - 6:00 pm | View Link
  • U.S. Scrambles to Save Taliban Talks After Afghan Backlash
    First, Mr. Karzai broke off long-term security talks with the United ... increasingly apparent that the Taliban, at little cost in binding promises or capital, were seizing the peace process as a stage for publicity and giving the Americans a stark lesson ...
    06/18/2013 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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  • International News | World News
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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 ...
    09/2/2015 - 11:42 am | 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 ...
    09/2/2015 - 9:33 am | 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.
    09/1/2015 - 4:44 pm | View Website
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