June 3rd, 2010
09:16 AM ET

Jirga continues despite Taliban attack

Undeterred by an attack on their gathering a day earlier, hundreds of Afghan tribal and religious leaders were meeting again on Thursday with Western diplomats and the country's lawmakers as they debate how best to negotiate with the Taliban.

The peace gathering, or jirga, was rattled Wednesday when a rocket whistled in within minutes of President Hamid Karzai's opening remarks to 1,600 delegates.


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soundoff (5 Responses)
  1. BILL MONROE USMC --- ATLANTA

    Yeah OK!! Like the Taliban are going to negotiate. They bring "NOTHING" to the Table.

    June 3, 2010 at 4:46 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Cyrus Howell

    " RESIST THE LURE OF PEACE."

    Musaab al-Zarqawi

    June 3, 2010 at 2:48 pm | Report abuse |
    • Chuckster

      Yea whatever, that fool is pushing up daisys and getting moldy!!!! Now he has peace, or should I say pieces!!!!!

      June 3, 2010 at 3:56 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Steve

    Karzai needs to clean up his administration. More Afghans would flock to him if his administration actually proved to be useful for the people. He could start by forcing his half brother to clean up his act in Kandahar.

    June 3, 2010 at 2:39 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Chuckster

    Karzai, you are stupid and need to go. You still have not learned your lesson with negoiating with Terrorist have you???? Maybe thats because you are also a Taliban Terrorist!!! USA get rid of this FOOL!! I say an M-82A3 is capable of voting this traitor out of office. Do It MARINES!!!!!!!!!!

    June 3, 2010 at 1:05 pm | Report abuse |