Impossible deal? Trump's aborted Afghanistan peace plan

What to make of Donald Trump's aborted deal of the century for Afghanistan? The whole region is scrambling after a stunning eleventh-hour cancellation of a secret summit at Camp David. The Afghan president is up for reelection, the Taliban insurgency has never stopped fighting, and the US administration has vowed to withdraw troops. Who can fill the void and prevent a drawdown of US troops from resulting in more bloodshed, a possible partition of the country or a return to Taliban rule?


Produced by Alessandro XENOS, Maya-Anaïs YATAGHÈNE and Jimena MORALES-VELASCO.

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