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Why Donald Trump's plan to host Taliban at prestigious Camp David stirred bipartisan outrage

Posted on AllSides September 11th, 2019
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WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump faced blowback from fellow Republicans this week for a plan – later scuttled – to use Camp David for negotiations with the Taliban.

The meeting, had it occurred, would have delivered the kind of drama that appeals to Trump, a former TV star. But it wouldn’t have been the first time the sprawling retreat, tucked into a mountainous national park in Maryland, has been used for high-stakes diplomacy.

Built by Depression-era Works Progress Administration workers in the 1930s, the secluded camp has been used by...

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