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Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad and Taliban co-founder Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar shake hands after signing a peace agreement in the Qatari capital Doha on Feb. 29, 2020 (GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP via Getty Images)

Trump surrenders, declares it a victory, and goes home

Scott Gilmore: The Afghanistan ’peace deal’ will see America cut and run. It is the least worst option for the U.S.—and a troubling end for Afghans
Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, a former Afghan warlord in ex

The return of Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the ’Butcher of Kabul’

Why a peace deal with the notorious warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar might not be all bad news for Afghanistan