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He's on FBI's Most-Wanted List & a Key Member of Afghan Govt

He's on FBI's Most-Wanted List & a Key Member of Afghan Govt
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Nothing says you are renouncing al Qaeda quite like appointing a member of al Qaeda to a top cabinet position in your new government, writes Peter Bergen. As the Taliban begins to constitute its new government in Afghanistan, it's becoming clear just how hard-line it's going to be. American leaders' wishful thing about a kinder, gentler Taliban 2.0 is a bipartisan failure.

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