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When is a Taliban Leader Not a Taliban Leader?

When he’s an impostor:

In an episode that could have been lifted from a spy novel, United
States and Afghan officials now say the Afghan man was an impostor, and
high-level discussions conducted with the assistance of NATO appear to have achieved little.

The fake Taliban leader even met with President Hamid Karzai, having been flown to Kabul on a NATO aircraft and ushered into the presidential palace, officials said.

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