An Afghan leader is proposing that the US, Afghanistan, and the Taliban work together to eliminate the Islamic State. The US has been an enemy of the Taliban for a while and while this might seem farfetched it could help in a peace talk between the two. Many members of the Taliban are looking to become government members. The US also is planning to pull more troops from the Middle East. It is unclear what would occur after the Taliban and Afghanistan eradicated the Islamic State together.
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