The US special envoy told allies at the Brussels Forum that the Talibanization of the region was a top concern.
The president said the US cannot stay indefinitely.
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A soldier, a reconstruction expert, and a peace activist tell of how Iraq has changed – and what more needs to be done.
The Haqqani network has agreed to discuss a peace proposal with government-backed mediators.
Obama urged to expand attacks beyond tribal areas to territory controlled by the Pakistani government.
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