Skip to comments.Secret talks with Taliban in Norway
Posted on 09/15/2013 6:09:11 PM PDT by My Favorite Headache
Delegations from the Taliban have several times met with Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen Barth Eide for secret negotiations in Norway.
Eide confirms that Norway has had a key role in negotiations between the Taliban and the central Afghanistan government.
As a result of the secret negotiations, the Taliban will open an official office in Doah, Afghan president Hamid Karzai has confirmed.
The news was announced on the same day that Afghanistan took over responsibility for the country's entire security system. The Taliban's new office will be a place to talk peace, NRK reports, and the two parties will meet in Doha in the next few days to discuss the future of Afghanistan.
"This is one of the top secret processes that we have been involved in," Eide says,
Most of the negotiations have taken place in Doha, and representatives for the Taliban have paid regular visits to the city. What has been kept top secret is that these conversations have also taken place in Norway.
However, while Norwegian diplomacy has worked quietly to bring Taliban in to negotiating table, Norwegian forces have been involved in combat operations in Afghanistan.
Barth Eide says that the question of whether or not this is problematic has been asked many times throughout the process.
"But an almost united international community has for many years meant that we should initiate conversations with the Taliban. It's been clear that a full military victory where the Taliban is completely removed has simply been impossible to achieve," the Norwegian Foeign Minister concludes.
Guess they aren’t secret any more.
The entire war in Afghanistan was pointless and all of the lives we lost were for naught. The Taliban should have been nuked into oblivion. Why Bush/Cheney/Rumsfeld did not nuke the hell out of the entire country is beyond me. This is just disgusting.
We leave and the Taliban will be in control in 72 hours.
Why not leave now and avoid the rush?
75% of the Americans killed in Afghanistan were killed since 2009.
Notice how the media does not give us a body count anymore.
These f***ers have always chummed with all the terrorists that exist. Norway is a terror sponsoring state.
Funniest thing was when Støre was caught in lying on national TV and demanded to redo his statements, and was not allowed to.
Norwegian Muslims Call for Beheadings and a Muslim State
If you still think of Norway as that brave, stubborn country that fought Nazi occupation, think again.
Norway today has been completely captured by the far Left, with all the looney multicultural stupidity that goes with that parade, and has raised the white flag over Western Civilization.
Muslim radicalism has thus found a welcoming home in Norway, and I went there in 2011 to take it all in. Here’s my report on Muslim violence against Norwegian women.
So, hows Norways multicultural paradise been doing since I visited? Not so hot. It seems a Norwegian-Pakistani imam named Fayed Sarased Ali Bukhari, who wants to establish a private school for 200 children in Oslo, thinks Muslims who slack off during Ramadan should be decapitated.
How long until it happens here?
Well, that’s the thing. There were Norwegians who supported the King, fought the nazis and so on. But they were actually outnumbered by the Stalinists and the nazis. Even today, if you read wiki, you’ll find different numbers on the Norwegian-language part and the English language part. Important to tell the PC narrative to the domestic sheeple.
I agree...Afghanistan should have been nuked off the planet once it was discovered they were backing Al-Qaeda
Unfortunately, Bush, Cheney, Rove, Rumsfeld, et al are just Free Trader Globalists who value The World over America. Folks should have caught on early when Bush made the statement “Islam is a Religion of Peace”....he had no commitment or desire to win the war against Islamic Terrorism.
And, not a single GOP has really challenged the “Obama killed Osama bin Laden”. Before or after
” It’s been clear that a full military victory where the Taliban is completely removed has simply been impossible to achieve,” the Norwegian Foeign Minister concludes. “
Sounds like white flag waving to me.
Yep. MSNBC did a running body count every night...that vanished when the Kenyan took office.
Yep. There was absolutely NO DISCUSSION or REASONING as to why Tora Bora was not nuked like Hiroshima or Nagasaki was the week of 9/11. The CIA knew damn well where all of these scumbags were and the cat and mouse game began with the U.N. and getting coalitions and all of the crap Bush Sr. did. Wrong. We lost 3,000 Americans...you nuke the bastards otherwise no point in having nukes.
They would have respected the hell out of our power at that point and it would have sent a clear message to the rest of the middle east that you attack us and you become a parking lot. There were plenty of innocents killed in Japan...the same would have been done in the pre-historic hell hole known as Afghanistan.
The likely reason I can only think of as to why they didn’t is because of the fallout hitting neighboring countries and pissing off Pakistan big time...oh and destroying the global supply of heroin.
I believe it was the late Muammar Gaddafi who said “The goal and dream of an Islamic world is an easy one and will happen without the need for one drop of Muslim blood to be spilled. If we move our women and men into Nordic states and throughout the west we shall conquer through seed and birth a population explosion that no country will notice until it is too late and the law of the land will be that of Allah God willing.”
Nuke Afghanistan? Hell we should have nuked Saudi Arabia for funding all the whabbiis and other radicals. Either that or hit Saudi Aarabia in the pocketbook HARD for their role in 911. 100 oil wells for each death from 911. We should have used it as an excuse to bleed the saudis dry so they would have no more money to fund their little jihad by mercenary proxy.
There was no need for nukes.
The infrastructure in Afghanistan is minimal. Take that out (dams, power plants, irrigation, electrical distribution, etc.), and put them back into the stone age.
Then, send in crop dusters with defoliants just before the poppy fields mature. Ruin that year's crop, and repeat as many years as necessary. That cuts off their major source of income.
Optionally, drop bunker-busters or shoot Hellfires to seal up the caves in Tora Bora. Use Predators to monitor human traffic and watch for the infrared signatures to disappear.
Afghanistan would cease to exist as a country, and the Taliban would be too busy trying to survive.
“The entire war in Afghanistan was pointless and all of the lives we lost were for naught. The Taliban should have been nuked into oblivion. Why Bush/Cheney/Rumsfeld did not nuke the hell out of the entire country is beyond me. This is just disgusting.”
Nuking 31,000,000 would have made as just as bad as Mao, Hitler or Stalin.