TODAY   |  June 19, 2013

Afghan president Karzai suspends talks with US

Afghanistan’s president Hamid Karzai suspended talks with the United States about American forces staying in Afghanistan after 2014 in protest to U.S. peace talks with the Taliban.

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>>> peace talks in afghanistan as we heard from chuck todd maybe derailed before they even begin. today the president suspended talks with the u.s. on what american forces might stay in afghanistan after 2014 . he is protesting plans by the u.s. and the taliban to find a political way forward in afghanistan . karzia wanted his own 1-on-1 peace talks with the taliban first. the taliban , meantime, is claiming responsibility for an attack that killed four u.s. troops .