After months of negotiations in Qatar, the United States appeared to have reached an agreement with the Taliban that could take a step to end America’s longest-running war. We spoke with our colleague about what he learned while covering the peace talks. Guest: Mujib Mashal, a senior correspondent for The New York Times based in Afghanistan. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily.
- The American special envoy who led talks with the Taliban said that the United States had reached an agreement “in principle” with the Afghan insurgents, but that final approval rested with President Trump.