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Afghanistan's 'Peace Jirga' Ends with Declaration

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Afghanistan's 'Peace Jirga' Ends with Declaration

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Afghanistan's 'Peace Jirga' Ends with Declaration

Afghanistan's 'Peace Jirga' Ends with Declaration

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For the past four days, hundreds of tribal elders from Afghanistan and Pakistan gathered in Kabul for an assembly called a jirga. The aim was to forge a consensus on dealing with the growing strength of the Taliban. But the jirga's final declaration was long on generalities and short on specifics.

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