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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    ... or the construction workers who let us use ... was shot in the face by a Taliban gunman on Oct. 9 ... a co-recipient of the Nobel Peace ...
    12/15/2014 - 8:58 am | View Link
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    ... girl who was shot by the Taliban And ... in bringing peace? Why is it that giving guns is so easy but giving ... us bring equality, justice ...
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  • Solution to extremism - DAWN Group
    Taliban-led insurgents. Back in 1860s during the civil war in the US ... and then we can talk peace and ... war on terror for 11 years and ...
    12/12/2014 - 9:56 am | View Link
  • Stephen Romei’s Christmas gift guide - The Australian
    ... year and inverted the usual order of things by giving us a gift: the ... the Living: America, the Taliban, and ... in life — win the Nobel ...
    12/12/2014 - 9:35 am | View Link
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    Satyarthi spoke first after accepting his prize, giving ... the Taliban and shot. After her recovery, Yousafzai has expanded her campaign for girls' education -- speaking all around the world for the cause. Speaking Wednesday, she said the Nobel Peace ...
    12/10/2014 - 5:03 am | View Link
  • U.S., Pakistan remain wary but relations improve
    After a six-month pause while the Pakistan government pursued peace talks with the Pakistani Taliban, the CIA in June resumed drone ... and decamped to Pakistani cities. Pakistan denies giving warnings. Either way, American military leaders in Afghanistan ...
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  • U.S. attacks in Pakistan against Taliban a sign of improving relations between two countries
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    12/5/2014 - 6:06 am | View Link
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  • U.S. Scrambles to Save Taliban Talks After Afghan Backlash
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  • 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 ...
    12/19/2014 - 12:38 am | View Website
  • 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 ...
    12/18/2014 - 1:18 pm | View Website
  • 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.
    12/18/2014 - 12:56 pm | View Website
  • Taliban
    The Taliban (Pashto: طالبان ‎ ṭālibān "students"), alternative spelling Taleban is an Islamic fundamentalist political movement in Afghanistan.
    12/18/2014 - 6:08 am | View Website
  • Obama quietly broadens U.S. mission in Afghanistan ...
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