One day after the Taliban and U.S. forces agreed to a week-long reduction in violence, Taliban fighters attacked Afghan forces.
Trump said he had planned a secret meeting with the Taliban's "major leaders" on Sunday at a presidential compound in Camp David, Maryland.
Dozens of people have been injured over the weekend.
Defense Secretary Mark Esper was asked Wednesday if the US military retains the right to use nuclear weapons against the Taliban
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