Time to learn from past Afghan mistakes

The first quarter of 2010 was rough for Afghanistan and its international allies as disputes between the two sides erupted. Recent overtures from Afghan and American camps, however, managed to smooth the creases and let US President Barack Obama and Afghan President Hamid Karzai show a united front in support of peace talks with Taliban who renounce al Qaeda.

Nipa Banerjee
Published: Wednesday, 05/26/2010 12:00 am EDT

The first quarter of 2010 was rough for Afghanistan and its international allies as disputes between the two sides erupted. Recent overtures from Afghan and American camps, however, managed to smooth the creases and let US President Barack Obama and Afghan President Hamid Karzai show a united front in support of peace talks with Taliban who renounce al Qaeda.

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