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  • French Defense Minister Gerard Longuet speaks during a press conference after visiting French soldiers with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

    French defense minister backs Taliban talks

    France's defense minister on Sunday backed U.S. efforts to open peace talks with the Taliban, saying a proposed Taliban liaison office outside Afghanistan would provide a venue for those within the radical Islamic movement who are willing to explain their positions.


  • French defense minister backs talks with Taliban

    France's defense minister on Sunday backed U.S. efforts to open peace talks with the Taliban, saying a proposed Taliban liaison office outside Afghanistan would provide a venue for those within the radical Islamic movement who are willing to explain their positions.


  • An Afghan security officer secures the road in front of the Defense Ministry in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday, April 18, 2011, after an Afghan soldier opened fire inside the ministry, killing at least two soldiers. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

    Afghans: 2 dead in attack in Defense Ministry

    An alleged Taliban sleeper agent opened fire Monday inside the Defense Ministry, killing at least two soldiers before he was gunned down in the third deadly breach of security in Afghanistan in less than a week.


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