June 20 2011
Few Taliban leaders have taken part in an Afghan reconciliation and reintegration program, the New York Times reports, citing NATO sources.
About 1,700 fighters reportedly have enrolled in the 10-month-old program, only a fraction of the 20,000 to 40,000 Taliban insurgents believed in the country.
Only a handful are mid-level commanders and two-thirds are from the north, where the insurgency is much weaker than in the south, said Maj. Gen. Phil Jones, the director of a NATO...
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