Afghanistan Talks: Bitter Foes With Incompatible Goals

Peace talks between the Taliban and Afghan government negotiators offer no easy route to bridging deep ideological divides and resolving the bitter legacy of two decades of war.

AFP takes a look at the main issues:

Afghanistan’s war has killed tens of thousands of people, displaced millions more, killed about 2,400 US troops and cost the American taxpayer more than $1 trillion.

Exasperated by what he has described as America’s “crazy, endless wars”, President Donald Trump has repeatedly…

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