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jakecrs905 June 2nd, 2014 1:39am

Should the United States ever negotiate with terrorist groups like Al Qaeda?

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Shazam Scaramouche, OH
06/04/14 11:23 pm

Have you ever watched 24? CTU did it every 3 episodes or so to get nuke codes or find out where they were keeping someone in the POTUS' family hostage!

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
06/03/14 11:33 pm

No, but we've been holding "peace talks" with the "Palestinian" terrorists for years.

06/03/14 8:10 pm

The reason why I say yes is because prisoner agreements. There only insurgents and basically target practice

Zod Above Pugetropolis
06/03/14 1:55 pm

Wouldn't it make more sense to pretend they don't exist of have legitimate grievances with us, or should we just click our heels three times and wish them away?

itsOkay no longer answering here
06/03/14 6:19 pm

By definition a terrorist is someone who kills and creates mayhem to advance a political objective. Negotiation means they win because it shows that their tactics work.

itsOkay no longer answering here
06/03/14 6:21 pm

I would support a complete withdrawal from their countries which will satisfy a portion of their issues, but we can't negotiate else things will get much worse, IMHO.

MadCow Kansas Proud
06/02/14 8:21 am

Better to abandon our troops?

jalapeno verdadero
06/01/14 10:47 pm

Absofuckinglutely we should. We use "diplomacy" with non-state actors all the goddamn time, including terrorist orgs (Syria comes to mind). This whole "we don't negotiate w/ terrorists" idea is a farse, and a foolish idea to begin with.

Posco BBQ Enthusiast
06/01/14 9:59 pm

Of course. I'm not 3rd grader who want to pout in the corner.

corino Utah
06/01/14 8:52 pm

Always, but the terrorists won't like it.

Praetorianus Fair enough.
06/01/14 7:06 pm

When stalling for time to bring in special ops in a hostage situation.

usernamehere Raise a little hell
06/01/14 6:43 pm

When it involves freeing Americans (regardless of their past or their military status/lack thereof), yes.

BradenP bp80847
06/04/14 9:15 am

So, would you want to exchange the same group of terrorists that caused 9/11 for one American? Are you kidding me?