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How U.S. talks with the Taliban pose risks for Afghanistan

Clip: 03/28/2019 | 5m 37s Video has closed captioning.

The U.S. is serious about making peace with the Taliban, but some experts question whether Afghanistan is ready for the U.S. withdrawal that would accompany an accord. As Nick Schifrin reports, Afghanistan currently relies upon American firepower, training and financial support, and it faces risks of renewed violence, government collapse and loss of progressive gains if those resources disappear.

Aired: 03/28/19

Rating: NR

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