The Afghan Taliban suspended talks with the US “until they show willingness in carrying out their promises instead of wasting time,” the group said in a statement today, according to al-Jazeera.
The group complained of America’s “alternating and ever-changing position” and said it would put off opening a political office in Doha, the Washington Post reports.
Al-Jazeera has the full text of the Taliban statement here.
And that was just the start of the bad news for US forces: Hamid Karzai has now demanded that NATO clear out of all Afghan villages and all its bases in rural areas, the BBC reports.
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