Quotes of the Day

The U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan Ryan Crocker gestures during a press conference at the U.S. embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011
Friday, Dec. 23, 2011

Open quoteWhat the Vice President said was that the Taliban is not necessarily our enemy if they lay down arms and renounce violence, break ties with al Qaeda and accept Afghanistan's constitution.Close quote

  • U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, in a statement backing Joe Biden's controversial comment that the Taliban is not America's "enemy"
Photo: Musadeq Sadeq / AP | Source: U.S. Embassy in Kabul