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The U.S.-Taliban peace process: Uncertain but not moribund
The Trump administration’s long-standing policy on Afghanistan has been that a lasting settlement there will require the involvement of the Taliban. In September, however, talks between the two sides broke down. National Security Advisor John Bolton resigned, and more personnel changes are rumored to be in the offing. With an election coming up, many wonder if President Trump plans to stay the course or opt for a quick exit.