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Controversial Warlord Under Fire Over Afghan Peace Deal

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has formally signed and put into force a much-touted peace pact with an ethnic Pashtun warlord who has been designated a “global terrorist” by the United States. Thursday’s landmark move coincided with the two-year anniversary of the coalition government which has been subject to widespread criticism of its handling of the critical economic, political and security challenges facing Afghanistan.   The fugitive warlord, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, addressed...

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