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The US is pushing for a deal in Afghanistan amid tentative signs that the Taliban might be ready to end its war in exchange for a role in government. But Isis and others, including the Taliban, still pose a threat. The FT’s Katrina Manson returns to Kabul nearly ten years after her last visit, to report on her trip with Jim Mattis, US defence secretary, and dim prospects for peace 


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