President Obama Caves to Taliban in Afghanistan

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  1. MichaelJoeWilliamson
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    The Obama adminstration announced that the US will hold talks with the Taliban despite the fact they will not renounce Al-Qaeda. Wasn’t that the purpose of the invasion in the first place?

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/wor...unce-al-Qaeda-to-allow-talks-to-progress.html

    NOTE: Once again, an important development was first reported by the news source in the UK
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    1. Talks are good.
    2. UK media hardly broke the story. The meeting was announced by the White House and everyone has covered it.
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    :grin::no:
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    You don't find it notable that a key requirement was dismissed?

    That is notable and give me pause.
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    why? it's always better to talk than to not talk.
    And, no, getting someone to say "We renounce Al Qaeda" was not the reason we invaded.
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    Actually, it was.
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    really? more than 2000 American lives, billions of dollars for once sentence that the speaker may or may not mean?
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    Go back and review your history. Go back and review the conditions under which Bush would NOT have ordered the overthrow of the Taliban in Afghanistan.

    Then let's talk
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    that war is lost--the u.s. had no chance to conquer that backwards, terrorist country---it will be controlled by muslim terrorists for thousands of years. Bring all the troops home.
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    Except there is a serious disconnect between Karzai and Obama. The whole thing blew up
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    A lot of sentences have "cave" and "Taliban" in them.
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    Man, this thread keeps getting better!
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    Are you saying there are not serious issues that developed in the last 24 hrs between Karzai and Obama?
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    I think exiled is simply taken with the linguistic pattern of the thread.
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    there was no "Al Qaeda" terrorist network in Afghanistan to begin with
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    The whole reason we went there in the first case was the Al Qaeda training camps
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    What ever happened to the old saying:

    "We don't negotiate with terrorist"
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    I have some swamp land that would be a great foundation for a house, interested?
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    What? :laugh:
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    It went out the window when Hussein became King here---after all, he IS part of their family.

    With Hussein....we DO negotiate with terrorists.

    We DO apologize across the globe...especially the muslim world.

    We DO appease anyone who attends mosques and bows to Mecca.

    We are NOT the USA anymore with the slimepile in office now.
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