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Why the Death of Taliban Leader Mullah Mansour Won’t Bring Peace to Afghanistan

Posted June 22nd, 2016 at 3:24 pm (UTC-4)
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But the idea that the Taliban’s fragmentation and internal weakness will drive it to the negotiating table or to military defeat is far from guaranteed. In fact, internal divisions may actually cause the Taliban to become more aggressive on the battlefield and less likely to come to the negotiating table.

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