THIS is why we should get our troops OUT of Afghanistan.
The Prime Minister urged the Taliban to give up violence for politics, and held out Sinn Fein’s role on the devolved Belfast administration as an example of the possible rewards. Britain has already confirmed that officials are in direct contact with some Taliban members seeking a peace deal. However, Mr Cameron’s explicit offer of power-sharing to a group that has killed hundreds of British service personnel may raise eyebrows. Speaking in Kabul after talks with President Hamid Karzai, Mr Cameron said that Afghanistan’s long-term future lies in a negotiated settlement with the Taliban.
The Taliban. Here are the guys Cameron wants to see in power.
The war aims are dead and buried. I say get out now. If we are sacrificing our soldiers in order to get the Taliban in power again, things have become surreal.