October 22, 2013
U.S. Should Stay out of Pakistan's Taliban Talks
Daniel Markey, Reuters
The Associated Press
The United States cannot do much to help these talks succeed, but President Barack Obama should use his October 23 summit with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to ensure that if Pakistan’s Taliban talks fail, they fail in ways that unite mainstream Pakistanis in the fight against violent extremism rather than creating new rifts between Washington and Islamabad.
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