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Sat Jul 28, 2018, 08:56 PM

Im not sure what to think about this,

I hate war, so if our soldiers are coming home,,great. But part of me senses a "reassignment of resources" in a way.
Thoughts from DU are appreciated.full story at link;


President Donald Trump’s diplomatic team is reportedly negotiating directly with Taliban officials as he surrenders large swaths of the country to the Islamists who gave safe-haven to the terrorists responsible for the September 11th attacks.

The New York Times reports that Trump’s State Department is negotiating directly with the Taliban, with no involvement by Afghanistan’s government. Negotiations with the group, which is waging a civil war against the government that the United States has supported since the fall of the regime, reportedly took place in Qatar last week......


https://www.rawstory.com/2018/07/trump-tells-american-military-surrender-large-swaths-afghanistan-us-negotiates-directly-taliban-report/

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kozar Jul 2018 OP
Wellstone ruled Jul 2018 #1
johnp3907 Jul 2018 #2
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Response to kozar (Original post)

Sat Jul 28, 2018, 09:10 PM

1. This is Putin's bayback.

 

Stories were floating all last year about Putin Arming and Supporting the Taliban.

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Response to kozar (Original post)

Sat Jul 28, 2018, 09:15 PM

2. So now we DO negotiate with terrorists?

Well I guess there are a lot of “very fine people” in the Taliban.

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Response to kozar (Original post)

Sat Jul 28, 2018, 09:20 PM

3. Kick

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Response to kozar (Original post)

Sat Jul 28, 2018, 09:55 PM

4. WTH?!?

2,372 Americans killed trying to take back from the Taliban what they took from Afghanistan - the people largely responsible for 9/11. Isn't this called surrender?

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