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Tuesday, February 22, 2005

Good News from Afghanistan

Thomas Coghlan reports from Kabul:

One of the Taliban's most senior and charismatic commanders has become a key negotiator as more and more members of the Islamic militia in Afghanistan give up the fight against the Americans.


"The Taliban has lost its morale," he said, speaking by satellite phone from the heartlands of Zabul province, a Taliban redoubt.


After the Taliban's three-year struggle against a superior US force, there is growing optimism among the Americans and Afghan government that the end is close.

Read the whole thing here.

And the tide just keeps on turning.

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