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PBS NewsHour Segment: 80% Afghans Back Negotiations with the Taliban

November 11, 2010 — A TV broadcast on PBS NewsHour focuses on The Asia Foundation’s Afghanistan in 2010: A Survey of the Afghan People, which finds that a strong majority of Afghans favor peace talks with the Taliban. The poll cites that “more than 80% backed negotiations with the Taliban, but more than half also said they have no sympathy for the insurgents.” Watch the clip: “News Wrap: U.S. Open to Delay Iraq Troop Drawdown, Gates Says.”

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