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May 17, 2016. "A US-Afghan plan to buy off militants may be failing", Stars and Stripes. The Afghan Peace and Reconciliation Program (APRP) may be ending due to funding constraints. Donor nations are not convinced that the results warrant continued funding and they bloated staff has been accused of corruption.

June 7, 2013. "Taliban member reintegrates with ANSF". DVIDS. Insurgent from Andar district, Ghazni province renounces insurgent cause and allies with government.

June 2, 2013. "Taliban bribed not to fight in run-up to withdrawal of British troops from Afghanistan". Express.

May 13, 2013. "Afghans meet to discuss reintegration". Afghan officials promote reintegration in Takhteh Pol district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan.

April 15, 2013. "Former insurgents take part in reintegration ceremony". DVIDS. Former insurgent fighters from Laghman province attend a reintegration ceremony.

December 26, 2012. "Daykundi province a model for peace, reintegration program". ISAF News.

November 24 , 2012. "Taliban reintegration in Ghazni faces steep challenges". The Hill Global Affairs Blog.

October 19, 2012. "Converting the Taliban".

April 3, 2012.  "Reconciliation and Reintegration". Daily Outlook Afghanistan.

April 1, 2012.  "Roque Afghan police officer: A Taliban infiltrator's road to fratricide".  The Washington Post.

April 1, 2012.  "Jobs for Ex-Militants Feed Distrust of Afghan State".  The Wall Street Journal.

March 26, 2012.  "Afghan reintegration program works toward long-term peace and stability".

February 22, 2012.  "NATO: 99 percent of reformed insurgents staying out of fight".  Stars and Stripes.

February 22, 2012.  "ISAF official: Reintegrating Afghan insurgents working".  The Washington Times.

February 22, 2012.  "Afghan Insurgent Reintegration Effort Works, Official Says".  American Forces Press Service.

February 19, 2012.  "In the battle for Taliban minds, a new spokesman steps forward in Zabul province".  Stars and Stripes.

February 8, 2012.  "Former insurgents officially inducted into Afghan Peace and Reintegration Program".  US CENTCOM .

February 8, 2012. "Holland grants $2.5 million for peace and reintegration high council".  Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Ministry of Finance Press Release.

February 7, 2012.  "Afghan Reintegration Drama".  The Diplomat.

January 2, 2012.  "Weary of bloodshed, a Taliban leader in Afghanistan weighs reintegration".  Stars and Stripes.

January 2012.  "Through and With: Reintegration in Northern Afghanistan".  Special Warfare Magazine, January-March 2012, Volume 25 | Issue 1.

December 29, 2011.  "Nangarhar joins Afghanistan reintegration efforts".

December 19, 2011.  "Afghanistan - Mass Reintegration of Insurgents in Qal-I-Naw".

November 26, 2011.  "Taliban paid 100 Pounds a month to stop fighting".  The Telegraph.

November 3, 2011.  "Crucial plan to reintegrate Afghan insurgents falling flat".  McClatchy.

October 31, 2011.  "The Afghan talks: moving from semantics to substance".  The Hill's Congress Blog.

October 27, 2011.  "Reforming the Taliban: US aims to teach Afghan fighters new livelihoods".  The Christian Science Monitor.

October 27, 2011.  "Afghanistan Security Forces Face Big, Big Test Next Month".  United Nations Dispatch.

October 26, 2011.  "Twenty-one former detainees released during Helmand shura".  DVIDS.

October 17, 2011.  "Three Decades of Reaching for the Gun".  by Ben Zweibelson, Foreign Policy Journal.

October 14, 2011.  "Big Tent Key to Saving Afghanistan".  The Diplomat.

October 6, 2011.  "Taliban See Writing on the Wall, U.S. Commander Says".  American Forces Press Service.

October 5, 2011.  "APRP meeting brings ANA Officials and UN experts together".  UNAMA.

October 1, 2011.  "Karzai rules out more Taliban negotiations".  The Guardian.

September 27, 2011.  "ISAF press briefing on Rabanni".  ISAF.

September 27, 2011.  "Luring Fighters Away from the Taliban: Why an Afghan Plan is Floundering".

September 26, 2011.  "Killing Deals Another Blow to Afghan Peace Talks".

September 26, 2011.  "Is reconciliation finished in Afghanistan?"  The AFPAK Channel.

September 21, 2011.  "Slain Afghan ex-president sought peace". USA Today.

September 21, 2011.  "Rabbani slaying no deterrent, Clinton says".

September 21, 2011.  "Killing of former Afghan President Rabbini imperils Taliban peace talks".  The Christian Science Monitor.

September 21, 2011.  "Afghans mourn ex-president slain by suicide bomber".

September 19, 2011.  "Combinted Task Force Spartan hosts district-wide reintegration shura, unites influentials around insurgents' peaceful return to communities".  DVIDS.

September 19, 2011.  "Reintegration builds confidence in Afghanistan".

September 18, 2011.  "Southern Afghan Leaders Meet, Discuss Peace, Reintegration".  ISAF.

September 16, 2011.  "Press Briefing".  by Major General Phil Jones, Director, Force Reintegration Cell at ISAF.  ISAF.

September 15, 2011.  "Think Tank Nation - Reintegrating Afghan Insurgents".  Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)

September 15, 2011.  "Young Afghan fighters eager to rejoin Taliban".  The Washington Post.

September 8, 2011.  "Program Aims to Reintegrate Former Insurgents in Afghanistan".  American Forces Press Service.

September 6, 2011.  "Afghan war: What some local officials are willing to do for peace".  The Christian Science Monitor.

September 2, 2011.  "Reintegration of Taleban in Badghis: A Success or a Nightmare?".  Afghanistan Analysts Network.

September 1, 2011.  "Marine general touts 'real gains' in Afghanistan".  USA Today.

September 1, 2011.  "U.S. seizes 'moment' to try to flip Taliban".  USA Today.

August 17, 2011.  "Khowst Province embrace reintegration of insurgents back into their communities".

July 29, 2011.  "UK support for Afghan Peace and Reintegration Programme".  British Embassy Kabul.

June 29, 2011.  "Former Taliban cut past ties, return to Afghan society during reintegration shura".

June 19, 2011.  "Few Taliban Leaders Take Afghan Offer to Switch Sides".  The New York Times.

June 8, 2011.  "In Afghanistan, Time to Step Up Taliban Reintegration".  World Politics Review.

May 17, 2011.  "Reintegration in Afghanistan Hinges on Fate of Turncoat Taliban".  Radio Free Europe.

May 11, 2011.  "Bin Laden's death may spur reintegration".  Afghanistan Crossroads.

April 14, 2011.  "Canadians seeing progress in Taliban Reintegration".  The National Post.

April 9, 2011.  "US contributes $US 50 Million for Peace and Reintegration High Council".  Afghan Ministry of Finance.

April 8, 2011.  "Afghanistan's Failed Reintegration".  The Diplomat.

April 6, 2011.  "Remarks by Ambassador Eikenberry APRP Reintegration Finance Mechanism MOU Signing".  Embassy of the United States, Kabul, Afghanistan.

March 30, 2011.  "Reintegration of ex-insurgents key to fledgling Afghan governments".

March 11, 2011.  "Reintegration Program Lacks Oversight: Money Unlikely to Attract Militants".  Afghanistan Conflict Monitor.

February 12, 2011.  "Provincial Peace and Reintegration Council visits Detention Facility in Parwan".  CJIATF 435.

February 7, 2011.  "900 Afghan Militants Join Reintegration Program".  The Huffington Post.

January 10, 2011.  "U.S. military, Afghan officials put faith in underused reintegration program".  Stars and Stripes.

January 5, 2011.  "Afghan Taliban starting to reintegrate?"

January 4, 2011.  "Teamwork, Reintegration Weaken Taliban in Northern Afghanistan".  American Forces Press Service.

January 4, 2011.  "Reintegrated Taliban fighters allowed to join local police units". Stars and Stripes.

January 3, 2011.  "A Year in, Amnesty Deal Lures Only 3 Percent of Taliban". Danger Room.

December 2, 2010.  "US embassy cables: US doubts over Afghan re-integration plan".   The Guardian.

October 10, 2010.  "Afghanistan picks chairman for peace council". CNN World.

October 7, 2010.  "Afghan peace council opens as Afghans assess nine years of war".  The Christian Science Monitor.

September 28, 2010.  "Warlords' Peace Council".  Afghanistan Analysts Network.

September 28, 2010. "Afghanistan's President Karzai names Taliban outreach group".  The Christian Science Monitor.

July 19, 2010.  "Some facts about Afghanistan's reintegration plan".  Reuters.

July 13, 2010.  "Reintegration of Former Taliban a Key to Success in Afghanistan".  ReliefWeb.

July 1, 2010.  "British Army Maj. Gen. Phillip Jones Provides Update on Reintegration Process".  NATO Newsroom.

June 14, 2010.  "U.S. adopts reintegration strategy to subdue Afghan insurgency".  The Washington Post.

June 10, 2010.  "New plan to woo Afghan Taliban could harm villages".  The Christian Science Monitor.

May 24, 2010.  "APRP: The Afghan plan for peace and reintegration - all theory and no reality?"  Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).

May 17, 2010.  "Can the Taliban really be reintegrated?"  Afghanistan Crossroads.

March 16, 2010.  "Reintegration: Rejoining Afghan Society".  NTM-A.

May 14, 2010. "Taliban Reintegration Plan Raises Questions".  Center for a New American Security.

February 28, 2010.  "Reintegration: hype or hope?".

February 9, 2010.  "Afghanistan: Decoding reintegration and reconciliation".  By EurasiaNet posted on Refworld.

February 4, 2010.  "US, Afghanistan at Odds Over Reconciliation and Reintegration".  Voice of America VOA.

January 29, 2010.  "$140 Million Pledged for Afghan Reintegration Program".  Voice of America.

January 29, 2010.  "Afghan president plans meeting on reintegrating, reconciling with insurgents".  The Washington Post.

January 28, 2010.  "Afghanistan Looks to Reintegrate Former Fighters".  PBS Newshour.

January 27, 2010.  "Holbrooke: U.S. to back Taliban reintegration".  Marine Corps Times.

October 30, 2009.  "Allies turn Afghan insurgents into partners".  Army Times.

July 27, 2009.  "David Miliband says Taliban could be reintegrated into Afghanistan government."  The Telegraph.


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