Obama Says Expects Taliban To Continue Strategy of Violence Under New Leader

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: May 26, 2016 9:34 AM
ISE-SHIMA, Japan (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Thursday he expects the Taliban to continue a strategy of violence following the appointment of a hardline leader, adding that the United States aims to uphold Afghanistan's fragile democratization and prevent its use as a base by Islamic State.