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Is it time to cut a deal with the Taliban?

World leaders met in London to discuss the future of their strategy in Afghanistan and proposed a different strategy to tackle the Taliban in which Taliban fighters lay down their arms for cash and reconcile with the government. Is it time to cut a deal with the Taliban? And will it work?

Published: 07 Mar 2010 14:19 GMT
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