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First Look As Taliban attacks continue, questions raised about US plan for peace

As the Trump administration increases military pressure to push the Taliban into peace negotiations, the terrorist group has been ramping up attacks, highlighting the vulnerability of Afghan security forces.

Mohammad Anwar Danishyar/AP

A year after the President Trump's administration introduced its strategy for Afghanistan, the Taliban are asserting themselves on the battlefield even as US officials talk up hopes for peace. That's raising questions about the viability of the American game plan for ending a war that began when some of the current US troops were in diapers.

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