Former CIA Director Gen. David Petraeus expressed praise after President Trump canceled upcoming negotiations with Taliban leaders at Camp David.
In an interview with Fox News’ Martha MacCallum Monday night, Petraeus argued that it would be ‘troubling’ to hold talks with the terrorist organization. “Remember, that was where the decision was made to invade Taliban in the wake of the 9/11 attacks. As you reflect on that, certainly, again, I think the president very much made the right call,” Petraeus told MacCallum.
Petraeus served in Afghanistan from 2010-2011 as commander of U.S. and NATO forces.
Unbeknownst to almost everyone, the major Taliban leaders and, separately, the President of Afghanistan, were going to secretly meet with me at Camp David on Sunday. They were coming to the United States tonight. Unfortunately, in order to build false leverage, they admitted to..
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 7, 2019
….only made it worse!