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Taliban ramp up attacks to discredit Afghanistan’s upcoming election

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AFP/Japan Times, 31 March 2014

In an article looking at the pre-election wave of violence in Kabul, AAN's Thomas Ruttig is quoted:

Thomas Ruttig of the Afghan [sic] Analysts’ Network said that after the efforts at peace talks in recent years with the Kabul government and its Western allies produced no results, “Taliban are drifting into a more radical direction.”

 

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