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Afghans Don't Hate America

MAX BOOT Violent Afghan protests over the burning of Qurans have strengthened the hand of those in Washington who argue for a faster reduction of U.S. troops. Especially galling was an incident of violence within Afghanistan’s Interior Ministry, in which a disaffected driver shot and killed two American advisers. Many …

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Karzai Says Afghanistan Has Begun Taliban Talks

KABUL, 16-02-2012— President Hamid Karzai said Wednesday in an interview with The Wall Street Journal that his representatives had begun talks with the Taliban and the American government, a potentially significant development suggesting that the Taliban were dropping longstanding objections to face-to-face discussions with the Afghan government. A member of …

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