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After the U.S. announced plans to withdraw, Taliban fighters seized large swathes of territory. Spokesman Suhail Shaheen joins Christiane Amanpour to explain the Taliban's thinking. Nader Nadery also weighs in, a senior member of the Afghan peace negotiation team, who says the Taliban is intimidating communities and that a ceasefire is needed now. Then award-winning author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie talks about the devastating loss of her father, mother and aunt during the pandemic at a time of collective mourning in the world. Susan Glasser is Staff Writer for The New Yorker and the author of a bombshell article published last week that revealed that Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Milley was engaged in a staunch fight to stop Trump from striking Iran after losing the election. She unpacks all this with our Michel Martin.
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