For 9/11 families, mixed views on Trump-Taliban talks

Credit: Seattle Times- Published on September 9, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — Sept. 11 victims’ relatives are greeting the news of President Donald Trump’s now-canceled plan for secret talks with Afghanistan’s Taliban insurgents with mixed feelings. Some said Monday that the timing this close to the 9/11 anniversary was unfortunate but the idea of talks worthwhile as a potential...

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Published on September 8, 2019 -  00:42
Pompeo: Afghan Peace Talks Scuppered
US President Donald Trump said unexpectedly on Saturday that talks on bringing peace to Afghanistan are on hold. The US will keep pressuring Taliban militants while supporting Afghan troops until it sees significant Taliban commitments. Reuters reports secret talks with the Taliban’s “major leaders” at the Camp David, Maryland, presidential compound were cancelled. The move came after the group claimed responsibility for a recent attack in Kabul that killed a U.S. soldier and 11 other people.

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