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Taliban to Hold Talks With U.S., Afghanistan [Obama Embraces Terror]
Wall Street Journal ^ | 6/18/13 | Nathan Hodge , Ehsanullah Amiri

Posted on 06/18/2013 9:35:37 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper

The Taliban said they were opening an office in Qatar to start peace talks with the Afghan government and revive talks with the U.S., taking an important step toward ending a conflict that has dragged on for over a decade.

(Excerpt) Read more at stream.wsj.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: afghanwar; idiocy; obama; taliban; talibanpeacetalks; talibantalks; terror
Flexibility.
1 posted on 06/18/2013 9:35:37 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper
And the women of the world rejoiced!
2 posted on 06/18/2013 9:38:46 AM PDT by BO Stinkss ( I'd rather die on my feet than live on my knees)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Now we hear the outrage from the GOP ... wait... wait...

(sound of crickets)


3 posted on 06/18/2013 9:40:00 AM PDT by Robe (Rome did not create a great empire by talking, they did it by killing all those who opposed them)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Well Obama is giving the 2 billion dollars of our money every year. Aren’t we getting our monies worth.


4 posted on 06/18/2013 9:44:33 AM PDT by edcoil (When given a choice, take both.)
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To: edcoil

The check will now be written directly to the terrorists.


5 posted on 06/18/2013 9:49:44 AM PDT by SC_Pete
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To: SoFloFreeper

Well, OB-zero-Kenobe may be giving Afghanistan to the very people we were trying to defeat, but at least we have paid, and are paying, many score ten billions for it!


6 posted on 06/18/2013 9:59:30 AM PDT by veracious
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To: SoFloFreeper
I feel sorry for the families of American service men and women who were killed or severely wounded in Afghanistan as their sacrifice will soon be for nothing. I also feel sorry for people in Afghanistan we have helped especially women and young girls as the Taliban will return the country to the 6th century Muslim dung heap it was before where women are beaten and executed simply for wanting freedom and education.
7 posted on 06/18/2013 10:46:27 AM PDT by The Great RJ
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To: SoFloFreeper; moder_ator

I put this in breaking, since Drudge is now leading with it...


8 posted on 06/18/2013 11:19:07 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

Round table or square?


9 posted on 06/18/2013 11:32:31 AM PDT by gotribe (Limit The Government's Right To Bear Arms)
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To: gotribe

Knowing Obama, it will be whatever shape the terrorists demand.


10 posted on 06/18/2013 11:35:12 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper
Old news.

Peace Envoys From Taliban at Loose Ends in Qatar (Party!)
New York Times ^ | April 9, 2013 | ROD NORDLAND

DOHA, Qatar — When a handful of Taliban emissaries flew into Qatar on an American plane in 2010, the Obama administration hoped they would help negotiate a peace deal that could stabilize Afghanistan and allow the United States a graceful exit.

Three years after that secret arrival, the Taliban officials remain idle and their political office here remains unused.

“They are just living here enjoying the air-conditioning, driving luxury cars, eating and making babies,” one Afghan diplomat in Qatar said. “It’s all they can do; they have no work to do.”

They are unlikely to see a negotiating table anytime soon either, with the new fighting season in Afghanistan off to a particularly violent start and with the latest push to restart talks all but abandoned. Once again, the Taliban’s attention is on the battlefield, and on what may be gained or lost there as the American military begins its withdrawal from the war.

11 posted on 06/18/2013 11:37:50 AM PDT by Pan_Yan (I believe in God. All else is dubious.)
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To: BO Stinkss

I’m concerned with what women of America think.
The ‘world’ can send their kids to eat IEDs for gender equity.


12 posted on 06/18/2013 11:40:27 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

VIETNAM REDUX...

John Kerry, please pick up the white courtesy phone.


13 posted on 06/18/2013 11:41:42 AM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie (Will Freepr combat)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Peace talks, hahahahahahahahahahahahahaha! Their peace is for all to convert or die, good luck with that BOZO!

FUBO!


14 posted on 06/18/2013 11:42:07 AM PDT by tina07 (In loving memory of my father,WWII Vet. CBI 10/16/42-12/17/45, d. 11/1/85)
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To: Recovering Ex-hippie
Rummy Vietnam photo caglevietnam.gif
15 posted on 06/18/2013 11:52:19 AM PDT by Pan_Yan (I believe in God. All else is dubious.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Looks like the soccer stadium will be use to shoot women in the back of the head....again.


16 posted on 06/18/2013 11:55:46 AM PDT by 4yearlurker (Hurry Jesus!!!!!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Avoids talking to Netanyahu but wants to talk to the Taliban. Obama has it all backwards, despite the fact that he’s “the smartest guy in the room”. (God help us!)


17 posted on 06/18/2013 12:03:54 PM PDT by married21
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To: SoFloFreeper
Meet with them? So I assume the Dear Leader is practicing his bowing?


18 posted on 06/18/2013 12:06:16 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: SoFloFreeper

I suppose that the Taliban is telling them how they will take over as soon as the US leaves.


19 posted on 06/18/2013 12:24:20 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Inside every liberal and WOD defender is a totalitarian screaming to get out.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Afghanistan: Nato Security Handover Marked by Deadly Blast [VIDEO]

The official handover of responsibility for security in Afghanistan from Nato to local forces has been marked by a deadly blast. The explosion in the west of Kabul killed three people and injured 30.

Officials said a suicide bomber targeted Mohammed Mohaqiq, a prominent Hazara policymaker in the region and Afghanistan's second vice-president....

Scores of Nato and local officials had gathered to mark the official handover - a significant milestone 12 years after a Nato coalition went in to Afghanistan to expel the Taliban in the wake of the 9/11 attacks....

The Taliban insurgency has been intensifying after the militant group declared a spring offensive. According to UN figures, more than 3,000 civilians were killed between January and June this year, a sharp increase from the 2012 count.

20 posted on 06/18/2013 12:26:15 PM PDT by thouworm (Steyn: They let [Stevens] die, and then told lies over his coffin.They did that to one of their own.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

So now we’re buddies with Al Qaeda and the Taliban...awesome. /s


21 posted on 06/18/2013 12:26:17 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: Pan_Yan

The good news here is that the Tallibunnies don’t seem to have the nerve to congregate in Afgannyland——could be they’ve acquired an aversion to getting droned and figger they’re safer in Qatar. And that might be a faktor in a longer term deal. If dronefear helps keep them from getting frisky. And remember this always was Obamuzzie’s favorite war going back to ‘08 and before-—assuming you can believe anything he’s ever said.


22 posted on 06/18/2013 12:27:00 PM PDT by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: Robe

Oh the irony.The new US military:run by Hussein Obama,Valery the lizard and the ticket punching fools in the Pentagon.They fill the ranks with substandard,inferior personnel comprising of gender equality and homosexual troops;Afghanistan is our stepchild,we adopted it and will be back.My heart goes out to the men and women who fought for absolute NOTHING,12years post 9/11.FUBO- Traitorous,Taliban ass kissing usurper and FUGOP-spineless self-serving bureaucrats.!


23 posted on 06/18/2013 12:36:14 PM PDT by shanover (...To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them.-S.Adams)
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