Taliban’s Rare Silence on Talks Charges Up a New Peace Conference

President Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan last month in Kabul.

President Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan last month in Kabul, where his government made a sweeping offer to bring the Taliban to negotiations. CreditShah Marai/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan — Senior diplomats have gathered to talk about peace in Afghanistan dozens of times through the years, and the Taliban have uniformly been both absent and dismissive of their efforts.

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Mar 27, 2018
Afghanistan