Yesterday readers awoke to a story in the Los Angeles Times about the United States’ ongoing efforts to negotiate with the Taliban in Afghanistan. It said
After months of quiet, behind-the-scenes diplomacy, officials last week began claiming progress in the effort to begin talks.
On the same morning, readers of The Washington Post learned about a new immigrant to the United States on his way to citizenship: the top Afghan bank official who fled the country for fear of his life because of the corruption surrounding the Kabul Bank. Later that day, the Taliban attacked the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, killing at least nine people. Continue reading at The Washington Post and the Los Angeles Times