"Many Afghans are already bracing themselves for an eventual return of the Taliban."
"This document aggregates the comments of Taliban detainees in a captive environment without considering the validity of or motivation behind their reflections. Any conclusions drawn from this would be questionable at best."
We don't like the information we get so then say due to a "captive environment" the conclusions are "questionable."
So why bother? It appears that if the government likes the information it gets its credible otherwise it’s "questionable."
"There is a wide spread assumption that Pakistan will never allow the Taliban the chance to become independent of ISI [the CIA/FBI of Pakistan-the Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate] control."
"Taliban commanders, along with rank and file members, increasingly believe that their control of Afghanistan is inevitable. Though the Taliban suffered severely in 2011, its strength, motivation, funding and tactical proficiency remains intact."