This weekend, President Trump publicly called off a secret meeting at Camp David with the Taliban and the president of Afghanistan that aimed to end the 18-year war, the longest in U.S. history.
The United States and Taliban had appeared close to signing an agreement after holding nine rounds of talks in Doha.
The negotiations took a surprise turn when President Trump suggested a Camp David meeting that included Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, who had not been involved in the previous talks.
For more, Democracy Now! goes to Kabul to speak with Ali Latifi, a freelance journalist; Kathy Kelly, co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence; and Dr. Hakim Young, a medical humanitarian worker.
And in Washington, D.C., Democracy Now! speaks with Matthew Hoh, a senior fellow with the Center for International Policy.
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