Taliban laugh at Hillary's "lunatic" reconciliation offer

“This matter was also raised in the past,” said Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid, referring to comments by Obama last month who spoke of reaching out to moderate Taliban.

“They have to go and find the moderate Taliban, their leader and speak to them. This is a lunatic idea,” Mujahid said by telephone from an unknown location…

“There is no other way. We want our freedom and respect for our independence,” Mujahid said.