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A U.S.-Taliban Deal Is Likely. Peace in Afghanistan Is Not.

Faisel Pervaiz
South Asia Analyst, Stratfor
Oct 3, 2019 | 09:00 GMT
A man walks by election billboards outside of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's campaign headquarters in Kabul on Sept. 29.

As the U.S. conflict in Afghanistan enters its 19th year, several significant developments have unfolded in recent weeks that will shape the country's security and governance dynamics. 

(PAULA BRONSTEIN/Getty Images)

A mutual desire to end their long conflict makes an agreement a matter of when, not if. But long-lasting stability will only happen after the insurgents come to terms with the Afghan government....

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