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President Donald Trump isn't known for his restraint when it comes to Twitter, even tweeting or retweeting over a hundred times a day at points.

This time, however, Trump is raising eyebrows because of what someone else tweeted: a spokesperson for the Taliban.

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President Donald Trump announced on Twitter Tuesday morning that Head National Security Advisor John Bolton would be leaving the Trump administration.

The news comes after reports that Bolton advised against a planned meeting between Trump and leaders of the Taliban at Camp David on the week of the 18th anniversary of the September 11 attacks.

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United States President Donald Trump whispers to Vice President Mike Pence in the Cabinet Room of the White House June 30, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo credit BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Americans on both sides of the aisle were stunned this weekend when President Donald Trump announced that a top secret meeting between his administration and leaders of the Taliban had been cancelled after the violent fundamentalist group took credit for a bombing in Kabul that left 12 people, including an American soldier, dead.

It wasn't the meeting's cancellation that was a surprise, but that a meeting with the Taliban and the President at Camp David on the 18th anniversary week of the September 11 attacks was ever on the table in the first place.

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President Donald Trump is receiving backlash for a sudden announcement of a cancelled meeting with leaders of the Taliban, a violent and fundamentalist political movement, at Camp David during the 18th anniversary of the September 11 attacks.

The peace talks were aimed at ending the years long conflict in Afghanistan, but were called off after the Taliban—which sheltered Osama Bin Laden for years and championed political violence against the United States—claimed credit for an attack in Kabul that left 12 people, including an American soldier, dead.

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President Donald Trump speaks to the media after signing a bill in the Oval Office at the White House on July 1, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

President Donald Trump announced this weekend that he scrapped plans to meet with Taliban leaders at Camp David the week of the 18th anniversary of the September 11 attacks.

The cancellation came after the fundamentalist political movement took credit for killing 12 people, including an American soldier, in an attack on Kabul.

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U.S. photographer Steve McCurry poses next to his photos of the "Afghan Girl" named Sharbat Gula at the opening of the "Overwhelmed by Life" exhibition of his work at the Museum for Art and Trade in Hamburg, northern Germany on June 27, 2013. (ULRICH PERREY/AFP/Getty Images)

The light in her eyes hasn’t dimmed, despite a life of unspeakable hardship. But Sharbat Gula, perhaps the world’s most famous refugee, now has a home in Afghanistan.

The place where her story began.

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Monday night, Donald Trump gave a prime time address to the nation on how he intends to move forward in Afghanistan.

During the speech, Trump made clear that he would not be pulling U.S. forces out of Afghanistan and in fact left the door open to adding more troops on the ground there. He acknowledged that this was at odds with the position he held throughout his campaign last year.

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