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Taliban Negotiations

Matt Sledge

What Americans Can Learn From Talking To The Taliban | Matt Sledge | Posted 06.03.2014 | World

NEW YORK -- Anand Gopal was close enough to feel the blast as the Taliban launched rocket-propelled grenades at a NATO fuel tanker in Wardak Province,...

David Wood

A Delicate and Dangerous New U.S. Mission: Talk To The Afghan Taliban | David Wood | Posted 02.16.2012 | World

FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- The paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne's 4th Brigade, deploying to Afghanistan later this month, are headed into a unique and delic...

U.S.-Taliban Peace Talks Reportedly Begin

Posted 03.29.2012 | World


A Game Changer for Afghanistan

Michael Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Hughes

Afghans do not have to choose between the lesser of two evils -- Karzai or the Taliban -- because there is another path to peace and national reconciliation.

Reset: Stephen Kinzer's Vision of a New U.S. Relationship with Turkey and Iran

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

Does Turkey's new, more independent foreign policy represent a threat to America? Or might it present an opportunity for a new alignment that addresses and de-escalates the conflicts of the broader Middle East?

We've Caught the Taliban Chief! Can We Go Home Now?

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

By handling Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar's arrest well, the U.S. could still make it a turning point towards reconciliation in Afghanistan.

US Officials Start To Negotiate With Taliban

Foreign Policy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In a dramatic shift, some U.S. military and civilian officials in Afghanistan are now trying to negotiate with Afghan Taliban fighters to encourage th...

President Obama Should Negotiate with the Taliban

William K. Barth | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
William K. Barth

Negotiating with the Taliban insurgency would benefit US interests in the region because history demonstrates that negotiation cultivates greater political responsibility and moderation within insurgent groups.

Taliban Leaders Report Progress In Secret Talks With The US, Afghanistan

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL -- Moderate leaders of the Taliban say they have quietly and steadily made progress in third-party talks between the active Taliban insurgency a...

Taliban, Afghan Militants Demand U.S. Pullout During Peace Talks | DEXTER FILKINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Leaders of the Taliban and other armed groups battling the Afghan government are talking to intermediaries about a potential pea...

Top Taliban Commander Rejects Negotiations With Afghan Government | CBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Taliban's second-highest ranking commander is playing down reports of proposed negotiations between members of his group and the Afghan government...