He is a ghost with a blood-soaked past, a man with so many enemies that even his closest aides, trying to orchestrate his return to the Afghan capital he once attacked, coyly insist they have no idea where he is.
"Afghanistan Wooed a Fugitive Warlord, Aiming to Lure the Taliban, Too. Now the Deal Is Stuck." is from the March 25, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Pamela Constable and narrated by Sam Scholl.