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The Obama Administration has entered into direct, secret talks with senior Afghan Taliban leaders
The New Yorker | Feb. 28, 2011 | by Steve Coll

Posted on 02/19/2011 9:12:46 AM PST by library user

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FULL STORY

Check out the third paragraph.


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Isn't this Treason?
1 posted on 02/19/2011 9:12:53 AM PST by library user
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To: kristinn

ping.


2 posted on 02/19/2011 9:14:07 AM PST by library user (Just because you're homeless doesn't mean you're lazy.)
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To: library user

Is in my book...and was when it was first floated...

“Obama pals around with terrorists” Palin.


3 posted on 02/19/2011 9:16:13 AM PST by Crim (The Obama Doctrine : A doctrine based on complete ignorance,applied with extreme incompetence..)
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To: library user

His mere existence is an act of treason.


4 posted on 02/19/2011 9:17:36 AM PST by Howie66 (I can see November (2012) from my house.)
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To: library user
Isn't this Treason?

It seems easier to list the things he does by asking what isn't treason. If such a list even exists.

The Founding Fathers were correct; this is what you get when you allow a non-citizen to hold the Office of President.

5 posted on 02/19/2011 9:20:43 AM PST by He Rides A White Horse (unite)
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To: library user

Correction: A person not born on US soil. Mea Culpa.


6 posted on 02/19/2011 9:22:29 AM PST by He Rides A White Horse (unite)
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To: library user
Terms of the surrender to be made public shortly.

OUR surrender, of course.

7 posted on 02/19/2011 9:23:44 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum ("If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun." -- Barry Soetoro, June 11, 2008)
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To: library user

“Peace talks” with the Taliban. Either Obama is willfully ignorant about what drives them, or he yearns to give them some legitimacy as an organization on the world stage.

What drives them is Islam. They do not want “peace”, they want the rest of the world to submit to their barbarism and chains. You cannot compromise with that. Only a liberal, mentally ill by definition, would think so.


8 posted on 02/19/2011 9:25:13 AM PST by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: Crim

Maybe he’s looking to put a few more of his pals on the ground in Wisconsin.


9 posted on 02/19/2011 9:26:15 AM PST by RandallFlagg (Let this chant follow BHO everywhere he goes: "You lie. You lie. You lie.")
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

At a minimum the Islamic B@$T@R|)$ need to carve out a couple of giant Buddhas in Bamyan.


10 posted on 02/19/2011 9:26:47 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: library user
From the article.....

That may take some time: the first secret talks between the United States and representatives of North Vietnam took place in 1968; the Paris Peace Accords, intended to end direct U.S. military involvement in the war, were not agreed on until 1973.

That's because they kept walking away from the table. We would start pounding them with B-52 campaigns and they'd come back. There were many instances when we let them off the mat and it proved costly. It didn't work then and it won't work now. Fight for total victory, or don't fight at all. The costs and consequences add up. We have not conducted a war properly since 1945.

11 posted on 02/19/2011 9:27:28 AM PST by edpc (It's Kräusened)
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To: Crim

“Obama pals around with terrorists” Palin


Very good point.


12 posted on 02/19/2011 9:28:15 AM PST by ScottinVA (The West needs to act NOW to aggressively treat its metastasizing islaminoma!)
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To: library user

It’s Democrat prelude to surrender.


13 posted on 02/19/2011 9:28:46 AM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: library user

He can hand over information on our troop positions and the locations of communication assets and ammunition supplies as an inducement! The Taliban will make all kinds of concessions as a result! Obama will go down in history!


14 posted on 02/19/2011 9:29:02 AM PST by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: library user

He can hand over information on our troop positions and the locations of communication assets and ammunition supplies as an inducement! The Taliban will make all kinds of concessions as a result! Obama will go down in history!


15 posted on 02/19/2011 9:29:02 AM PST by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: library user

Oh, this won’t end well. By the time he gets done, the Taliban will get Oregon.


16 posted on 02/19/2011 9:30:31 AM PST by fhayek
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To: library user


flashback:


17 posted on 02/19/2011 9:30:58 AM PST by Diogenesis (Si vis pacem, para bellum)
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To: library user
BROTHERS
18 posted on 02/19/2011 9:33:12 AM PST by FrankR (The Evil Are Powerless If The Good Are Unafraid! - R. Reagan)
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To: library user

‘Community Organizer Of The World’

A walking total disaster.


19 posted on 02/19/2011 9:33:17 AM PST by mrsmith
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To: library user

That was the first word that came to my mind, too. Treason.


20 posted on 02/19/2011 9:33:18 AM PST by MizSterious ("Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable." -JFK)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; Delacon; ...

Obama — Epic Fail.

thanks library user.


21 posted on 02/19/2011 9:34:31 AM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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To: library user

Obama will play hardball. He’ll only let the Tallies have everything between the Mississippi and the Hudson Rivers.


22 posted on 02/19/2011 9:35:18 AM PST by Signalman
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To: library user
Reminds me of another socialist committing treason in a similar manner: John "F'ing" Kerry


23 posted on 02/19/2011 9:41:30 AM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free!)
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To: library user

Sure why not?

He never really gave a crap about any of the dead innocent Americans who the Taliban helped to slaughter on 9/11.

He did after all say that HE would make America loved again by foreign powers, he never really told us though that the Taliban is who he was planning to do that with.

Just another way his colorful oratory misled America about what that language language really meant (Hope and Change et al).


24 posted on 02/19/2011 9:42:19 AM PST by R0CK3T
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To: library user

Big Secret ?


25 posted on 02/19/2011 9:44:37 AM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: library user

I guess we’ll be hearing Obama honking cluelessly about Off-Gonny Tolly-Bonn once more.

This guy’s so full of himself, but so stupid. It’s more than just dangerous.


26 posted on 02/19/2011 9:48:58 AM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: library user

just wait until Iran says they will give up their nuke plans if he will disarm American citizens.

i would say he takes the deal.


27 posted on 02/19/2011 9:51:39 AM PST by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: library user

It is simply a part of his agenda...something people still don’t seem to understand or want to believe.

Agenda? To plunder the U.S., spread chaos throughout the world, and ultimately turn us over to our enemies.


28 posted on 02/19/2011 9:55:59 AM PST by anniegetyourgun
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To: library user

If I was Karzai I would have my Lear Jet fueled and ready.


29 posted on 02/19/2011 9:57:54 AM PST by AU72
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“an enemy of the international community.”
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This mentality is part of the whole problem. I believe this mentality is what is treasonous.

We are not in a declared war with Afghanistan. We are not in a declared war with the Taliban. We are not in a declared war with Al-Qaeda. We are not in a declared war with Islam. Instead, our troops are merely being used, as they have repeatedly been used since WWII, to go die and waste our treasure in “police actions” and “overseas contigency plans” in distant little cesspools of no strategic importance to our nation’s security or wellbeing. We don’t declare war, we don’t let or expect our troops to win, and we loose over and over again against the most rag-tag enemies, and then pull out or declare some sort of “settlement”, never an unconditional surrender of a vanquished enemy.

And why? Who benefits? The global order: the politicians, bankers, industrialists and co-opted brass that manipulate things behind the scenes. Not the American people, certainly.

Could we really have been any more stupid than the way we have been since 9/11? We won’t declare an enemy, we won’t fight to win, we won’t punish treason. Now look how our fortunes have changed.


30 posted on 02/19/2011 9:58:30 AM PST by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: library user
The Obama Administration has entered into direct, secret talks with senior Afghan Taliban Union leaders in Wisconsin
31 posted on 02/19/2011 10:05:34 AM PST by umgud
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To: Diogenesis

I never believe anyone that starts out—”Let me make this perfectly clear.”

Clinton
0bama

Need I say more.


32 posted on 02/19/2011 10:08:19 AM PST by TribalPrincess2U (They don't need to do another 911. They have BHO.)
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To: library user

They are planning a “wag the dog” victory for the US that will make Obama look good and also leave the Muslims intact to surface again in a few short years.


33 posted on 02/19/2011 10:33:34 AM PST by ez ("Abashed the devil stood and felt how awful goodness is." - Milton, Paradise Lost)
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To: library user

>Isn’t this Treason?<

No, this isn’t about the war he is interviewing for a new religious Czar /s


34 posted on 02/19/2011 10:33:34 AM PST by Munz (All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.)
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To: library user

0bama will soon be telling us (if he hasn’t already) that only “certain elements” within the Taliban are anti-American. The rest of them are just swell guys. ....just like his buddies in the Muslim Brotherhood.


35 posted on 02/19/2011 10:51:08 AM PST by Mr. Mojo
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To: library user

Next logical step for a Muslim U.S. President is to have the Taliban represented in the next national elections.


36 posted on 02/19/2011 10:54:15 AM PST by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: library user

If they were secret we wouldn’t know about it.. I always hate these types of BS headlines.


37 posted on 02/19/2011 11:08:18 AM PST by maddog55 (OBAMA, You can't fix stupid...)
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To: library user

It was as much treason when they installed the first mullah in the WH as it is with mullah Omar in the Lincoln bedroom.


38 posted on 02/19/2011 11:33:11 AM PST by Hardraade (I want gigaton warheads now!!)
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RE: secret talks with senior Afghan Taliban leaders

If I know about it via FR, it ain't secret anymore.
39 posted on 02/19/2011 11:36:26 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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Probably giving the inside scoop on where and when to cross the border with dirty bombs. THis president holds no love for this country, its citizens or the office he holds. Its all of our faults too, we fell asleep at the wheel and let the left ram this kind of guy up our you know whats and didnt even have the courtesy to buy us dinner first.


40 posted on 02/19/2011 12:32:42 PM PST by eak3
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Absolutely treason. He is a disgrace to the Office of the President. I have absolutely no respect for him as a man, he has disgraced himself and is doing everything in his power to undermine the foundations of this country. I cannot wait for 2012 so he can be voted out of office and return to where he came from.
41 posted on 02/19/2011 12:49:02 PM PST by reader25
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What is the purpose of our continuing to keep troops on the ground in Iraq and Afghanistan? We should bring them all home, save our soldiers’ lives, and save several hundred billion dollars. Let the Muslims fight and kill each other, as they have been doing for centuries.


42 posted on 02/19/2011 1:37:24 PM PST by pleikumud
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To: library user
King Hussein will do anything to have US troops out of Afghanistan before he runs for reelection. It will be the big foreign policy pledge he delivers for his base, after disappointing them so often.

If that means he has to make a dishonorable or disastrous peace that ultimately undermines US interests, so be it.

43 posted on 02/19/2011 1:38:41 PM PST by mojito
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
OUR surrender, of course.

Standard Operating Procedure of the Left:

Raise the surrender flag and declare victory!

44 posted on 02/19/2011 3:18:36 PM PST by Citizen X_Area 51 ( Obama: Our first Halfrican President)
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To: LostInBayport
they want the rest of the world to submit to their barbarism and chains. Correct...that is their definition of peace, convert or die.
45 posted on 02/19/2011 4:16:41 PM PST by tina07 (In loving memory of my father,WWII Vet. CBI 10/16/42-12/17/45, d. 11/1/85 -Happy B'day Daddy 2/20/23)
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To: TribalPrincess2U

You forgot Nixon, he was the one who started it all with,”Let me make one thing perfectly clear.”


46 posted on 02/19/2011 6:40:55 PM PST by RipSawyer (Trying to reason with a liberal is like teaching algebra to a tomcat.)
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To: library user

Bill Clinton did the same thing in Somalia, while our service men were bleeding in the streets over there.


47 posted on 02/19/2011 7:11:14 PM PST by Candor7 (Obama . fascist info..http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: library user

It is an attept to traduce and get rid o Karzai.The one in the White Hut doesn’t like Karzai, who was buying non of Obamas schtick.


48 posted on 02/19/2011 7:13:13 PM PST by Candor7 (Obama . fascist info..http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: library user
I wonder if this is why General Petraeus is leaving the theater.
49 posted on 02/19/2011 7:24:51 PM PST by 2111USMC
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To: anniegetyourgun
To plunder the U.S., spread chaos throughout the world, and ultimately turn us over to our enemies

nice shootin annie...

50 posted on 02/19/2011 8:41:03 PM PST by Gilbo_3 (Gov is not reason; not eloquent; its force.Like fire,a dangerous servant & master. George Washington)
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