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>> JOHN WOODROW COX, IT’S A SOLID PIECE OF REPORTING SOLID PIECE OF REPORTING

EVERYONE SHOULD READ IT EVERYONE SHOULD READ IT WE’VE GOT TO GET TO SOME WE’VE GOT TO GET TO SOME BREAKING NEWS RIGHT NOW BREAKING NEWS RIGHT NOW A SENIOR TRUMP ADMINISTRATION A SENIOR TRUMP ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL CONFIRMING AT THIS HOUR OFFICIAL CONFIRMING AT THIS HOUR THAT A DEAL HAS BEEN REACHED THAT A DEAL HAS BEEN REACHED WITH THE TALIBAN

WITH THE TALIBAN HANS NICHOLS JOINS ME NOW FROM HANS NICHOLS JOINS ME NOW FROM THE WHITE HOUSE THE WHITE HOUSE HANS, WHAT ELSE CAN YOU TELL US HANS, WHAT ELSE CAN YOU TELL US ABOUT THIS TRUCE? ABOUT THIS TRUCE? >> Reporter: CRAIG, THIS IS AN >> Reporter: CRAIG, THIS IS AN INTERIM TRUCE, SEVEN DAYS OF INTERIM TRUCE, SEVEN DAYS OF SECESSION OF VIOLENCE BETWEEN SECESSION OF VIOLENCE BETWEEN THE US

AND VIOLENCE THE US AND VIOLENCE THE HOPE IS AMONG SENIOR THE HOPE IS AMONG SENIOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICIALS THIS ADMINISTRATION OFFICIALS THIS THEN LEADS INTO A LONGER PEACE THEN LEADS INTO A LONGER PEACE DEAL THAT ALLOWS THE UNITED DEAL THAT ALLOWS THE UNITED STATES TO WITHDRAW THE SOME 12 STATES TO WITHDRAW THE SOME 12 HUGHES U

S HUGHES US 12,000 US

FORCES 12,000 US FORCES A LOT OF THIS IS COMING OUT OF A LOT OF THIS IS COMING OUT OF MUNICH WHERE THERE’S A BIG MUNICH WHERE THERE’S A BIG SECURITY CONFERENCE

SECURITY CONFERENCE THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WAS IN THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WAS IN BRUSSELS TALKING WITH HIS BRUSSELS TALKING WITH HIS COUNTERPARTS COUNTERPARTS THE GOAL IS TO HAVE A THE GOAL IS TO HAVE A LONGER-TERM PEACE AGREEMENT WITH LONGER-TERM PEACE AGREEMENT WITH THE TALIBAN AND THEN HAVE WHAT THE TALIBAN AND THEN HAVE WHAT THE PRESIDENT CAMPAIGNED ON, THE PRESIDENT CAMPAIGNED ON, WHICH PULLING TROOPS OUT OF WHICH PULLING TROOPS OUT OF THESE FOREIGN WARS THESE FOREIGN WARS

IT’S BEEN PARTICULARLY BLOODY OF IT’S BEEN PARTICULARLY BLOODY OF LATE LATE THIS YEAR ALREADY THERE HAVE THIS YEAR ALREADY THERE HAVE BEEN SIX DEATHS WE SAW THOSE TWO BEEN SIX DEATHS WE SAW THOSE TWO THAT JUST CAME HOME, THE THAT JUST CAME HOME, THE DIGNIFIED TRANSFER OF REMAINS DIGNIFIED TRANSFER OF REMAINS EARLIER LAST WEEK AND LAST YEAR EARLIER LAST WEEK AND LAST YEAR WAS ABOUT 22 COMBAT-RELATED WAS ABOUT 22 COMBAT-RELATED CASUALTIES CASUALTIES CASUALTIES, CAMOMBAT-RELATED CASUALTIES, CAMOMBAT-RELATED DEATHS DEATHS IT IS WEIGHING ON THE PRESIDENT

IT IS WEIGHING ON THE PRESIDENT IT LOOKS LIKE THERE’S AN INTERIM IT LOOKS LIKE THERE’S AN INTERIM AGREEMENT AGREEMENT IN SEPTEMBER THE PRESIDENT WAS IN SEPTEMBER THE PRESIDENT WAS GOING TO INVITE I TALIBAN TO GOING TO INVITE I TALIBAN TO CAMP DAVID TO FINALIZE THIS CAMP DAVID TO FINALIZE THIS PEACE DEAL PEACE DEAL

THAT BLEW UP IN THE VERY END THAT BLEW UP IN THE VERY END THE PRESIDENT INDICATED HE THE PRESIDENT INDICATED HE WASN’T GOING TO DO ANYTHING WITH WASN’T GOING TO DO ANYTHING WITH THE TALIBAN AS LONG AS THEY THE TALIBAN AS LONG AS THEY CONTINUED TO ATTACK US CONTINUED TO ATTACK U

S SOLDIERS SOLDIERS THIS IS THE SPACE TO SEE IF THE THIS IS THE SPACE TO SEE IF THE TALIBAN HAS THE CAPACITY AND THE TALIBAN HAS THE CAPACITY AND THE WILL TO STOP THE VIOLENCE WILL TO STOP THE VIOLENCE

WE’LL SEE WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THIS WE’LL SEE WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THIS SEVEN-DAY PERIOD STARTS SEVEN-DAY PERIOD STARTS ACCORDING TO ADMINISTRATION

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