At Center of Taliban Deal, a U.S. Envoy Who Made It Personal

At Center of Taliban Deal, a U.S. Envoy Who Made It Personal

The New York Times-World·2020-03-02 00:46

DOHA, Qatar — It seemed a thankless and impossible assignment: negotiating a deal with the Taliban that offers the United States an exit from its longest war.

But Zalmay Khalilzad, the Afghan-born American envoy and architect of the deal, drew on everything he had to pull it off: broad autonomy from his bosses in Washington, nearly four decades of experience in U.S. academia, government and diplomacy, and a lifetime of dealing with tumultuous Afghan politics.

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