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“These Negotiations Have Not Been About the Afghan People”: Trump Calls Off Peace Talks with Taliban



This weekend, President Trump publicly called off a secret meeting at Camp David with the Taliban and the president of Afghanistan that aimed to end the 18-year war, the longest in U.S. history. The United States and Taliban had appeared close to signing an agreement after holding nine rounds of talks in Doha, but the negotiations took a surprise turn when President Trump suggested a Camp David meeting that included Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, who had not been involved in the previous talks. For more, we go to Kabul to speak with Ali Latifi, a freelance journalist; Kathy Kelly, co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence; and Dr. Hakim Young, a medical humanitarian worker. And in Washington, D.C., we speak with Matthew Hoh, a senior fellow with the Center for International Policy.

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Alona Israel
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Alona Israel

Afghanistan NEGOTIATIONS ARE A FRONT! THERE IS NOTHING WORTH FIGHTING FOR IN AFGHANISTAN. ALL OF YOU POLITICAL LEADERS CAN STOP PRETENDING THERE IS. YOU'RE UP TO SOMETHING AND IT DON'T INCLUDE A RESOLUTION TO THAT WAR. BECAUSE THERE IS NO WAR IN AFGHANISTAN. STOP PRETENDING THERE IS!

jamal ali
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jamal ali

The Taliban & the USA government are as demonic & evil as each other.

Roberta Foginthemorning
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Roberta Foginthemorning

Hypocrisy of all hypocrite, speaks and his name is DT.

Jeff Hebert
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Jeff Hebert

Pompeo is dangerous

patrella bell
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patrella bell

CIVIL WAR NEGOTIATIONS WITHOUT AFGHAN GOVERNMENT STATE REPRESENTIVES. MATTHEW WHAT DEMOCRATS WANTS WAR AND NOT PEACE.? THROW THE DEMOCRATS AND THE UNITED STATES UNDER THE BUS WHEN YOU TALK NEGATIVE ABOUT WHAT WRONG WITH AMERICA BUT CAN'T SEE REPUBLICAN WENT TO WAR UNDER BUSH. FORK TONGUE REPUBLICAN FOR SURE.

Gravity
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Gravity

BOTTOM LINE : Free Palestine

patrella bell
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patrella bell

Please Stop saying the United States. The United States is a union of states that Govern by America. America is Washington DC decision makers. 99% of United States citizens want Peace. America haven't been the voice of the United States citizens in a long time. 1913

philps bisso
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philps bisso

a 1000 taliban what a load of horseshit

Dennis Miller
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Dennis Miller

Thanks Mathiew for the context of the US Involvement in Afganistan since 1979,

AGENT X SECURITY
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AGENT X SECURITY

DON’T BELIEVE THE W.H. PROPAGANDA AND LIES .!!!!!!! .IF , THE AFGHANISTAN 🇦🇫 IS INVOLVED IN A ( SECRET MEETING ) .? . THAT JUST MEAN , THE U.S. IS REFUSING , TO TELL US THE WHOLE TRUTH .? .OF THE , NEGOTIATION .😎🇺🇸💰💰💰💰💰💰💰💰💰💰😎💀☠️💀 🚨🚀🚀🚀🚀🚨.😎🇺🇸😎…..THATS WHY ? , THE , CANCELLATION .!!!!!!!! …NO NEGOTIATION WITH 🐪 JOKEYS …….

Saul Goodman
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Saul Goodman

@24:16 …. brother loved your analogy… tho I believe a kernel of truth is tucked within… the religious group… is the far right Republicans, and the outside UK contingent is actually Israel's far right govt… spying on Americans and stopping bds movement in our own country… 2019 is revealing a lot of fuckery laid just below the surface. Funny how it takes an orange clown to lay it bare 😭😭😭😖😖😖😴😴😴

James Carrington
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James Carrington

The pashtuns are the largest ethnic group without government representation, and have never recognized the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan, which cuts through the middle of their traditional territory.
Without recognizing this trouble, negotiating peace is useless.

whiteindianone
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whiteindianone

as normal, this channel is full of crap.

United Natures Media
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United Natures Media

End the war for renewable energy! Afghanistan is the Saudi Arabia of lithium and neodymium

Laurie Cloonan
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Laurie Cloonan

So tRump is totally okay with Nazi hate groups killing Americans on American soil, but oh no! Not in a war zone. That's unacceptable. WTF?

Christophe Hatch-Berthier
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Christophe Hatch-Berthier

This is all a political-media spectacle of bollocks. "Inviting the Taliban to Camp David" — only the king of suckers would believe such a thing. One American Soldier dead for a thousand Taliban Moujahidines militants. It's the body count stupid. Like in Vietnam that logic doesn't count for anything! The Moujahidines only want one thing — America's Defeat in Afganistan.

11pakegmail.com
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11pakegmail.com

THE 100YEARS OF WAR IN AFGHANISTAN ARE ABOUT "KILLING PEOPLE" WITH A NOTHER "RELIGION" AND "SKIN COLOR" SO TRUMP GOT THEM TO THE TALBE SO HE CAN BOMB SOME OF THEM..

Frankenstein
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Frankenstein

The Afghan Taliban will NEVER relinquish its ABUSIVE OPPRESSIVE and MURDEROUS JUSTIFICATION toward WOMEN. The only solution is to TOTALLY ELIMINATE the Afghan Taliban from the face of the Earth. Watch the YouTube Al Jazeera Documentary entitled "Afghanistan: No Country for Women." Warning: This documentary shows WOMEN being SHOT to DEATH and BURNED ALIVE.

Walter Keating
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Walter Keating

They really only have one, legitimate, entirely common-sense demand: "get the fuck out of our country!" There is no other way to drive yankee invaders from their soil. they will never leave, they will occupy your country forever unless they are made to pay heavily and frequently in blood. The US empire will not have it any other way. Go away, USA!

Mudassar Nawaz
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Mudassar Nawaz

18 years of war and they sat on a table chilling.