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Trump's Taliban invite another bold risk that's unraveled

 

September 9, 2019

Alexander Zemlianichenko – Associated Press

Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the Taliban group's top political leader, third from left, arrived with other members of the Taliban delegation for talks in Moscow in May. What had seemed like an imminent deal to end the war has unraveled, with President Donald Trump and the Taliban blaming each other for the collapse of nearly a year of U.S.-Taliban negotiations in Doha, Qatar.

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's weekend tweet canceling secret meetings at Camp David with the Taliban and Afghan leaders just days before the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks is the latest example of a commander in chief willing to take a big risk in pursuit of a foreign policy victory only to see it dashed.

What had seemed like an imminent deal to end the war has unraveled, with Trump and the Taliban blaming each other for the collapse of nearly a year of U.S.-Taliban negotiations in Doha, Qatar.

http://www.startribune.com/trump-says-he-called-of-secret-taliban-meeting-at-camp-david/559720892/

 

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