Afghanistan: Perfect Paralysis

Bringing the troops home requires a political solution in Afghanistan. A concern no doubt at the London conference this month. The Taliban could be persuaded to talk and join an inclusive government, but only if NATO and the United States agree to a ceasefire and then to withdraw. A new group of regional powers including India, Iran and Turkey could make this possible.

The World Today Published 1 January 2010 Updated 14 October 2020 4 minute READ

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