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NPR's Sylvia Poggioli reports from Bonn, Germany, that talks on the future of Afghanistan get bogged down today because of divisions within the Northern Alliance. In Kabul, Northern Alliance leader Burhanuddin Rabbani rejected two points that his Bonn delegation had approved yesterday, refusing to accept an international peacekeeping force beyond a few hundred soldiers. He also said any interim governing body must be chosen through elections — not through negotiations in Bonn.