By TAIMOOR SHAH, ROD NORDLAND and JAWAD SUKHANYAR

Afghan officials have now chosen sides, offering the faction, popularly known as the Renouncers, with weapons, safe passage and intelligence support.

Published: June 18, 2017 at 05:00PM

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