• Trump administration presses for peace deal in Afghanistan by April, but prospects appear dim

    11 days ago - By LA Times

    The Trump administration is pressing to open formal peace talks with insurgents in Afghanistan by April, a timetable driven by the president's mounting impatience with the stalemated 17-year-old war. The short-term goal, current and former officials say, is a cease-fire agreement to at least temporarily...
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