Russia keeps threatening our best wars with peace
Peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban Islamist militant group were set to take place in Moscow, after the nearly 17 years of U.S.-led war against the insurgents had failed to stabilize the country.
Last month, Russia first announced its intention to host such a dialogue, to which the Taliban agreed and Kabul ultimately declined. However, following reported consultations Thursday between Russian and a high-level Afghan delegation that included Deputy Foreign Minister Nasir Ahmad Andisha in Moscow, the latest attempt to resolve Afghanistan's longstanding crisis was officially on as of Friday, though no official date had been set.
Yes, in Moscow.
Russia, which isn't even involved in the Afghan War, have made the effort to talk peace. Something that Washington has never managed to find the time to do.
One of its members, Mohammad Ehsan Taheri of Afghanistan's High Peace Council, told his country's local TOLO News that "Russia, as supreme force of the world and region, is now taking every step to raise the voice of the people of Afghanistan," calling Moscow a "moderator and mediator in the peace process of Afghanistan."
Someone has credibility, and it isn't the United States.
The U.S. has refused to attend these peace talks. Russia then accused the U.S. of having "no interest in launching a peace process in Afghanistan."
Like the Korean Peace Summit, peace is moving forward in spite of the U.S., not because of it.
Russia is even attempting to facilitate peace in Korea.
No wonder Washington hates Russia right now. Russia keeps threatening our best wars with peace.
In a related note, the U.S. has killed more civilians in just Syria than Americans who died on 9/11.
A pro-opposition monitoring group says US airstrikes have killed 3,331 civilians in Syria since they began four years ago.
“Among those killed are 826 children and 615 women,” said head of the so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights Rami Abdel-Rahman.
The US and its allies have been bombarding what they call Daesh positions inside Syria since September 2014 without any authorization from the Damascus government or a UN mandate.