October 2, 2012
U.S. Abandoning Hopes for Taliban Deal
Rosenberg & Nordland, New York Times
With the surge of American troops over and the Taliban still a potent threat, American generals and civilian officials acknowledge that they have all but written off what was once one of the cornerstones of their strategy to end the war here: battering the Taliban into a peace deal.
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