Taliban shootout in palace sidelines leader who dealt with US: Sources
BLUF: Khalil ul Rahman Haqqani vs Baradar cage match, now with added henchmen shoot outs! It’s like they’re members of the Taiwanese parliament or something,
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] The man the US and its allies hoped would be a moderate voice in Afghanistan’s Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
government has been sidelined after a dramatic shootout in the presidential palace in Kabul, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the group’s most public face who led peace talks with the US, was physically attacked by a leader of the US terrorist-designated Haqqani Network in early September during talks at the palace over forming the cabinet, the people said, asking not to be identified discussing the incident.
Posted by: Fred 2021-09-18