Obama is Secretly Talking with the Taliban, Says It’s What Reagan Would Do

Obama is Secretly Talking with the Taliban, Says It’s What Reagan
Would Do

February 22nd, 2011

Ben Johnson, FloydReports.com

With Islamic
riots
, skyrocketing deficits, and state-skipping Democratic legislators
hogging the headlines, this item has not yet gotten the attention it deserves.
Steve Coll writes
in The New Yorker
, “The Obama Administration has entered into
direct, secret talks with senior Afghan Taliban leaders, several people briefed
about the talks told me last week.” Obama mentioned reaching
out to “Taliban moderates” in 2009
, only to drop the idea after public
backlash. Apparently, the Obama administration has decided now is the
time it wishes to look weak, hopeless, and pathetic.
Hillary Clinton detailed the American stance before a meeting of the Asia
Society recently. She emphasized that if the Taliban returned to its history of
repression and terror incubation, it would risk being branded “an enemy of the
international community.” Mullah Omar and his buddies must be shaking in their
turbans.
Hillary tried to calm the situation, saying, “I know that reconciling with an
adversary that can be as brutal as the Taliban sounds distasteful, even
unimaginable.” But she insisted, this is what Reagan would do.
She attributed her policy to Ronald Reagan and Richard Holbrooke. The lesson
she and Obama learned from The Gipper is….
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more
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