Adam Holloway: Talk to the Taliban to bring about peace.

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by bobath, Apr 22, 2008.

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    It is an inter5esting article and I think he makes some good points. Mostly about how reconstruction money is pouring in to a massivly corrupt system in Karbul, yet we are fighting in Helmand were not a penny has been seen.

    Would talking to Terry help, or is the idea of "We don't negotiate with terrorists" to entrenched? Keeping in mind the gains made in NI by coming to some aggrements with SF and IRA. Should we have to wait 30 years to do the same in Afghan?
  2. The Talib would play nice right up until they didnt have to.

    Cue Women beaten for being educated and compulsory beard length.

    We are currently negotiating with the Talib in the only language they understand. Violence.