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President Trump abruptly called off negotiations between the United States and the Taliban that could have ended the war in Afghanistan and canceled a secret meeting at Camp David. We look at how a historic peace deal went off the rails.

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On today’s episode:

  • Peter Baker, the chief White House correspondent for The New York Times.

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Peter Baker contributed reporting.

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