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cia chief says us needs pakistan help on taliban safe havens

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cia chief says us needs pakistan help on taliban safe havens

cia director mike pompeo said on that the united states is going to do everything it can to bring the taliban to the negotiating table in afghanistan, but pakistan must first deny the militants a safe haven on its soil. pompeo said for talks to move ahead, the taliban must have no hope of winning on the battlefield in afghanistan, and that means making it no longer possible to cross the afghan- pakistani border and hide inside pakistan. that strategy was outlined by president donald trump this summer as part of his approach to ending the 16-year war, in addition to an incremental increase in us forces there. pompeo said in a speech at the foundation for defense of democracies, a washington think tank, that if history is to be...