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By Donald Lambro
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Topic - Waheed Muzhda
The suicide bomber who killed the head of an Afghan peace council struggling to start meaningful negotiations with the Taliban delivered a potentially fatal blow to the efforts to find a political settlement in Afghanistan.
"It is clear for Afghan people, and even for the international community, that the Taliban do not agree with what the Afghan government is suggesting," Mr. Muzhda said. "Nobody thinks that any positive development regarding the peace process through the High Peace Council is possible."