Appeasing the Taliban?

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  1. MLRS

    MLRS Regular Member

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    Two stories:
    - The US stopped adding Al Qaeda leaders to their kill list, because the Pakis are angry about drone strikes.
    - The US does not sanction and freeze Taliban bank accounts, because it might hurt negotiations.
    These are serious mistakes, because you should never negotiate from a position of weakness. There is a lack of strategy and will.

    US stops adding al Qaeda leaders to 'kill list' - Threat Matrix
    Exclusive: U.S. Won’t Seize Taliban Ally’s Cash - The Daily Beast
     
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  3. W.G.Ewald

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    No Moderation from the Monstrous Taliban « Commentary Magazine

     
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