Paul R. Pillar
Security, Middle East
An agreement with the Taliban will not necessarily end the war, at least not right away, but the war surely will not end in the absence of such agreement.
Much remains to be negotiated, but the partial agreement reached between the United States and the Afghan Taliban is a welcome development. Commendation for this progress is in order for the Trump administration and for U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad, who is uniquely qualified by background and experience to...
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