Liz Cheney, Lindsey Graham voice skepticism on possible US-Taliban peace deal – Defense News

WASHINGTON ― The House’s No. 3 Republican, Rep. Liz Cheney, and other party members voiced skepticism Monday amid a possible deal to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan, following the latest round of talks with the Taliban.

Cheney called for any potential agreement between the U.S. and the Taliban to be made public and for Taliban leaders to explicitly renounce al-Qaida. The comments came as the latest round of talks ended early Monday without a sign of a deal to end the 18-year war, America’s longest.

A Taliban spokesman had said last week that this eighth round of talks would conclude with a deal to …. Read More on Defense News

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