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Afghan policy is taking a back seat on the trail

Some officials push for talks with Taliban

By Bryan Bender and Michael Kranish
Globe Staff / October 31, 2008

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WASHINGTON - One of the toughest decisions facing the next president is getting little attention on the campaign trail: whether to negotiate with the resurgent Taliban, the radical Afghan movement that was toppled in the US invasion in 2001 but is now waging an increasingly deadly insurgency. (Full article: 1019 words)

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