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Taliban fighters attack Afghan forces on the first day of reduced violence period
One day after the Taliban and U.S. forces agreed to a week-long reduction in violence, Taliban fighters attacked Afghan forces.
Trump says he canceled secret peace talks with the Taliban due to recent attacks
Trump said he had planned a secret meeting with the Taliban's "major leaders" on Sunday at a presidential compound in Camp David, Maryland.
Taliban launches second attack on Afghan city while US envoy insists a peace deal is near
Dozens of people have been injured over the weekend.
Defense Secretary Mark Esper indicates there are no immediate plans to nuke Afghanistan
Defense Secretary Mark Esper was asked Wednesday if the US military retains the right to use nuclear weapons against the Taliban