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Releasing Taliban prisoners may prolong war

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani recently granted amnesty to 887 prisoners accused of anti-government activities. The decision to extend an olive branch to the Taliban came days before the Muslim festival of Eid-ul Fitr. A resolution passed at a consultative peace assembly in April, which was attended by thousands of delegates from all over Afghanistan, called for the […]

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