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Negotiations with Taliban likely to succeed only when they are defeated

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The United States is now engaged in negotiations with the Taliban, as the Washington   Examiner  reports. How successful are these likely to be? Useful guidance comes from the 2009 book by John Bew, Martyn Frampton and Inigo Gurruchaga, Talking to Terrorists: Making Peace in Northern Ireland and the Basque Country . The claim is often made, notably by former Prime Minister Tony...