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Head of Taliban school offers to help peace talks

By Chris Brummitt
Associated Press / November 25, 2011
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At the hard-line Islamic school that spawned a generation of Afghan Taliban leaders, the top cleric still lectures his students to go to Afghanistan to fight Americans. But privately, he says he’s willing to help bring insurgents to peace talks. The offer by the influential “father of the Taliban’’ raises some hope for American attempts to find a negotiated end to the 10-year-old war.

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