AFGHANISTAN: KABUL AND WASHINGTON IN CONTACT W/ HAQQANIS
The US and Afghan governments had “timid” contacts with the Haqqanis, arguably one of the most feared Afghan foe. The Guardian, quoting Pakistani and Arab sources, wrote also that, this summer, president Hamid Karzai’s government was involved in talks with the Haqqani leaders. The US had indirect contacts with them, through Western intermediaries. .