Obama administration officials said on June 18 that representatives will begin formal talks with the Taliban “within a few days" at a new office in Doha, Qatar. The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak on the record, told the Associated Press that they viewed the Taliban’s opening of the office as a stepping stone to the fundamentalist Islamic movement’s repudiation of al-Qaeda.
The proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership is a sovereignty-destroying Mega-NAFTA that would merge the economies and political systems of Europe and the United States, under the guise of promoting trade.
A task force of 300 U.S. Marines and a Patriot anti-aircraft missile system have been deployed along Syria's border with Jordan as the United States prepares to ship weapons to rebel forces in the two-year-old civil war in Syria that has so far taken an estimated 93,000 lives.
President Obama's nominee to be U.S. ambassador to the UN is one of the architects of the sovereignty redistribution doctrine known as Responsibility to Protect.