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  •  wow, you're really that naive? (1+ / 0-)
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    duhban

    That "offer" was bullshit, given the strings attached.

    •  Naive? (0+ / 0-)

      It was reported on network news.  

      The Taliban leaders had visited the white house before.  They knew the shrub.  Did you watch farenheit 911?  There's footage.  And a timeline.  

      "It rubs the lotion on its skin" is not effective coalition building.

      by Nada Lemming on Fri Dec 20, 2013 at 07:08:51 AM PST

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      •  It seems to me that part of the conditions (1+ / 0-)
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        demanded by the Taliban was that the "handing over" of ObL was going to be to a third country outside the influence of the US.  Terms related to all of ObL's coconspiraters was also up in the air.

        But my memory isn't always that great so I can't swear to that.  Just a vague recollection...

        I'm not liberal. I'm actually just anti-evil, OK? - Elon James White

        by Satya1 on Fri Dec 20, 2013 at 08:30:45 AM PST

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