Most Afghans Want Talks With The Taliban

Posted by | November 9, 2010 10:11 | Filed under: Top Stories

A majority of Afghans want to talk peace with the Taliban.

Some 83 percent of Afghan adults back efforts to secure the country through negotiations with armed, anti-government groups, the survey conducted by the Asia Foundation said. That’s up from 71 percent last year.

Moreover, 81 percent – 10 percent more than last year – support programs to lure Taliban foot soldiers off the battlefield by providing assistance, jobs and housing to those who lay down their arms and reintegrate into society.

If only we could get Americans to think similarly.

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