DOHA, Qatar—The U.S. and the Taliban signed a historic deal Saturday intended to conclusion America’s longest war and pave the way for Afghan factions to deliver eighteen many years of high-priced preventing in their country to an conclusion.

To the shouts of “God is great” by Taliban leaders, a co-founder of the insurgent group and a top American diplomat shook arms on a plan that calls for the U.S. to pull all its forces out of Afghanistan more than the following fourteen months. In exchange, the Taliban pledged to go over a long-expression cease-fireplace with the Afghan government…