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Karzai Invites Contact With Taliban Head

President Hamid Karzai said Sunday that a few hundred Taliban fighters have reconciled with the government and suggested militant leader Mullah Omar should “get in touch” if he wanted to talk peace. In the context of escalating violence, including suicide attacks, the remarks by Karzai in an interview with The Associated Press were seen as a significant softening of the government’s previous policy of not negotiating with top leaders of the hard-line militia. Full Story

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