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mmonk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-02-10 07:43 PM
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7. A continuance of policy in dealing with the Taliban
from the Clinton administration. Richardson was in diplomatic contact and US aims at trying to get the pipeline was policy.
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  -The Nation (5/21/2001) - "Bush's Faustian Deal With the Taliban" - Prescient? Ironic? TomCADem  Jan-02-10 05:46 PM   #0 
  - Was this a new initiative or a renewing of something already in place?  timeforpeace   Jan-02-10 05:51 PM   #1 
  - From my evaluations, a continuance of a policy concerning  mmonk   Jan-02-10 05:56 PM   #3 
     - A Continuance Of Whose Policy?  TomCADem   Jan-02-10 06:03 PM   #4 
        - A continuance of policy in dealing with the Taliban  mmonk   Jan-02-10 07:43 PM   #7 
  - What war on drugs  malaise   Jan-02-10 05:55 PM   #2 
  - A major problem with that article is that the $43 million was not a gift to the Taliban.  Make7   Jan-02-10 07:10 PM   #5 
  - Link? Three Posts Defending Dubya Saying He Was Continuing Clinton's Policy?  TomCADem   Jan-02-10 07:32 PM   #6 
  - Not exactly. A continuance of state department efforts  mmonk   Jan-02-10 08:00 PM   #9 
  - Well, it was in Colin Powell's press announcement reported in the article from the OP.  Make7   Jan-02-10 08:02 PM   #10 
     - Both The Nation and Cato Institute Article Describe the $43 Million As Direct Aid  TomCADem   Jan-02-10 11:53 PM   #14 
        - Perhaps the description of this as direct aid to the Taliban was incorrect.  Make7   Jan-03-10 05:08 PM   #15 
  - That 43 million allowed the Taliban to divert funds  Luminous Animal   Jan-02-10 07:56 PM   #8 
  - How would Executive Order 13129 curry favor with the Taliban? ( n/t )  Make7   Jan-02-10 08:09 PM   #11 
  - It doesn't matter who/why the gift was given - the problem here is similar  cbdo2007   Jan-02-10 10:12 PM   #13 
  - *War on Drugs*: Great cover story for Bush's oil pipeline deal with Taliban in early 2001  seafan   Jan-02-10 09:59 PM   #12 

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