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10 civilians killed along with US and Romanian soldiers after car bomb explodes near a heavily fortified area in Kabul. It was the second major blast in Kabul this week while a US envoy has been in town briefing officials on a US-Taliban deal

Under Obama, the more the Taliban oppressed, slaughtered and maimed, the more respect and concessions he gave them. It worked for them. But there’s a new sheriff in town.

No one should negotiate with these devout savages.

Related:  Taliban justifies 9/11 attacks in recently released video – watch
“This heavy slap on their dark faces was the consequence of their interventionist policies and not our doing.”

Trump cancels secret US meeting with Afghan Taliban

By: BBC, September 8, 2019:

US President Donald Trump says he has called off peace negotiations with the Taliban that sought to end America’s 18-year war in Afghanistan.

Mr Trump tweeted he had been set to meet Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and senior Taliban leaders on Sunday.

But he cancelled the secret meeting at his Camp David retreat after the militants admitted they were behind a recent attack that killed a US soldier.

The Taliban said Americans will “lose the most” for cancelling.

The talks were due to take place a few days before the anniversary of 9/11.

The US invaded Afghanistan and overthrew the Taliban government in the autumn of 2001, because the militants had given safe haven to the al-Qaeda network to plan the attacks on the US on 11 September.

Meanwhile the office of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani – who would have met separately with Mr Trump at Camp David, according to the US president – said real peace would only be possible when the Taliban agreed to a ceasefire and direct talks with the Afghan government.

A face-to-face meeting with the Taliban at Camp David – the site of past historic peace negotiations – would have been an extraordinary diplomatic move by the US president, especially as it would have come just ahead of the 18th anniversary of 9/11.

The top US negotiator had announced a peace deal “in principle” on Monday.

It was the result of nine rounds of talks between the US and Taliban representatives, held in Doha, the capital of the Gulf state of Qatar.

But Mr Trump’s tweets on Saturday evening appeared to put an end to nearly a year of painstaking negotiations which had excluded the Afghan government in Kabul, dismissed by the Taliban as American puppets.

“Unfortunately, in order to build false leverage, [the Taliban] admitted to an attack in Kabul that killed one of our great great soldiers,” the president tweeted.

“I immediately cancelled the meeting and called off peace negotiations.”
Media captionTens of thousands of Afghan soldiers have been killed and injured. This is their story

As part of the proposed deal, the US would have withdrawn 5,400 troops within 20 weeks, in return for Taliban guarantees that Afghanistan would never again be used as a base for terrorism.

The US currently has about 14,000 troops in Afghanistan.

How have the various parties reacted?

In a statement, Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid said the talks were going well until Saturday.

Pulling out of the peace process before the signing of the agreement – because of one explosion – shows the US’s lack of maturity and experience, he added.

He also said that the Taliban and the Afghan government had agreed to talks on 23 September. The Afghan government has not confirmed this.

In a news conference in Kabul, a spokesperson for President Ghani simply repeated a long-standing wish for direct negotiation with the group

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