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Enemies after 9/11, US and Taliban inch towards uneasy alliance against Isis-K

  • Both sides look to have cooperated to quash Isis-K in a province of Afghanistan last year, paving the way for a deal on the US troop withdrawal
  • Analysts say a ‘marriage of counterterrorism convenience’ looks likely as Washington pursues Isis-K and the Taliban looks to remove threats to its rule

Topic |   9/11, 20 years later
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