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Sunday, June 26, 2005

Article: U.S. In Secret Talks With Iraqi Insurgents

I thought we didn't negotiate with terrorists? I thought we were going to fight until we surrender? What's the real story, Chickenhawks?

This article first appeared in the U.K., and here it is courtesy of

Report: U.S. in secret talks with Iraq insurgents
British newspaper says U.S. officials tried to open dialogue

Updated: 12:43 a.m. ET June 26, 2005

LONDON - U.S. officials held secret talks in Iraq with the commanders of several Iraqi insurgent groups recently in an attempt to open a dialogue with them, a British newspaper reported Sunday.

The commanders “apparently came face to face” with four American officials during meetings on June 3 and June 13 at a summer villa near Balad, about 25 miles north of Baghdad, the Iraqi capital, according to The Sunday Times.

The Sunday Times said neither the Iraqi government nor U.S. officials in Baghdad would confirm its report about the talks.

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