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What's in short-term U.S.-Taliban deal over Afghanistan

Clip: 02/21/2020 | 6m 33s | Video has closed captioning.

A week-long “reduction in violence” between the U.S. and the Taliban represents a potential breakthrough for peace in Afghanistan. If it holds, the two sides will sign the first phase of a peace agreement that could pave the way to ending the 18-year-long war. Nick Schifrin reports and talks to New York University’s Barnett Rubin, a former State Department official in the Obama administration.

Aired: 02/21/20

Rating: NR

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