The Complex History Of The Taliban Peace Talks

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On the latest episode of Task & Purpose Radio, called “Bergdahl’s Role In The Taliban Peace Talks,” Lauren, Nate, and Weirick discuss the Bergdahl prisoner swap, Taliban reconciliation talks, the question of which should take the lead in conflict: the military or diplomacy.


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