PBS NewsHour

A brutal push for peace in Afghanistan, after decades of war

Clip: 03/13/2019 | 10m 40s

The highest level of talks yet between the U.S. and the Taliban concluded Tuesday in Qatar. With videographer Sebastian Rich's exclusive footage of American and Afghan operations in southern Afghanistan, Nick Schifrin reports on how both sides are trying to use battlefield gains to force peacemaking concessions, and gets insight from Nader Nadery, a senior adviser to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.

Aired: 03/13/19

Rating: NR

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