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Afghanistan Peace Process Taliban

Slow-Motion Rush to an Afghan Peace

Jeffrey Laurenti | Posted 03.06.2012 | World
Jeffrey Laurenti

With a whiff of the paranoia that most Afghan leaders have historically and not unreasonably had toward their sworn supporters, both foreign and domestic, Afghan president Hamid Karzai fears being left behind.

The Afghan Road to Peace Could Start in Bonn

Lisa Schirch | Posted 01.31.2012 | World
Lisa Schirch

A more comprehensive Afghan peace process will enjoy greater public support, legitimacy, sustainability, and ultimately lead to more democratic governance.

Anders Fogh Rasmussen, NATO Chief, Says There Is No Plan To 'Bribe' The Taliban

AP | ANNE FLAHERTY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISTANBUL — A top U.S. military commander offered a hint of optimism on the war in Afghanistan on Thursday by declaring, in contrast to other off...

McChystal Interview Signals Afghan Peace Process Will Include Taliban

IPS | Gareth Porter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Jan 26, 2010 (IPS) - Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal's very cautiously-worded support for a negotiated settlement with the Taliban leadership in an ...