Taliban and al Qaeda Remain Linked, U.N. Study Says

WASHINGTON—A United Nations report issued Monday located that Afghanistan’s Taliban has managed near ties with

WASHINGTON—A United Nations report issued Monday located that Afghanistan’s Taliban has managed near ties with al Qaeda, holding at least 6 higher-stage conferences with leaders of the group through extra than a yr of talks with the United States.

The U.N. conclusions point to the problems confronted by the Taliban in implementing its facet of the agreement signed with the U.S. in February. Under the conditions, the U.S. will withdraw all its troops in just fourteen months in return for a Taliban assure that Afghanistan will in no way all over again develop into…