Precarious Peace Talks in Afghanistan

It sounds like promising news: The US and the Taliban are in talks to halt almost 2 decades of fighting in Afghanistan.
 
But when troops withdraw, what will happen to the aid that one of the world’s poorest countries relies on?
 
If the agreement succeeds in bringing peace, Afghanistan may see an uptick in aid; if the Taliban doesn’t fall in line with donors’ expectations, they may back away.
 
That precariousness has put physicians on edge, wondering how they’ll continue already-limited treatment for Afghanistan’s 2 million acutely malnourished children—many of whom are being treated in wards “decorated with aid stickers from UNICEF and Japan.”
 
AP

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