US was losing war hence it negotiated with Taliban: Zalmay Khalilzad

ormer US special representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, Zalmay Khalilzad, has said the US was losing the war to the Taliban, so it chose peace negotiations as an alternative. Khalilzad, who had stepped down as special Afghan envoy earlier this month, said the US military tried many times to strengthen its position on the battleground, but it failed. In an interview with CBS News’ “Face the Nation” show, Khalilzad shared his opinion on what went wrong during the last days of the Afghan withdrawal. “The negotiation was a result of —…

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