Afghanistan is fighting on many different fronts. Its government battles with militants, human rights abuses and massive corruption. Tim Sebastian meets Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah.
Amid reports of deteriorating human rights and security in Afghanistan, Abdullah Abdullah admitted there have been "shortcomings" in his administration.
Post-ceasefire attacks in Afghanistan have killed over a dozen national troops, dashing hopes for a long-term truce between the Taliban and Kabul. Why are the militants unwilling to reciprocate government's peace offer?
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said operations against Taliban rebels will halt until the Muslim fasting season ends. Fighting against other militant groups, including "Islamic State," will continue.
The reported death of Mullah Fazlullah, leader of the Pakistani Taliban, is likely to reduce tensions between Washington and Islamabad, but it is unclear whether Pakistan will support Afghan peace efforts.
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