In a country that hasn't seen sustained peace in more than 40 years, some experts have been cautiously encouraged by recent developments in Afghanistan.
The Taliban has expressed a willingness to share power in the country — a remarkable offer from the insurgency, but one drawing plenty of skepticism.
In this segment for "The Why," Chance Seales looks at the latest developments and the options each side has on the table. He also spoke with Center for American Progress senior fellow Brian Katulis on President Donald Trump's strategy in America's longest war.
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