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    Inside Story Americas - Talking to the Taliban

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    As negotiations with the Taliban are set to begin, Afghan President Karzai says he will not take part if US is involved.
    It is clear that these talks will be a complex process. Nevertheless, many both inside and outside Afghanistan believe such negotiations are not only inevitable, but long overdue, especially given the failure of the US to rout the Taliban despite such an enormous cost in money and lives.