January 23, 2013
Some Taliban Will Have a Role in Afghanistan's Future
The National, The National
The reality is that in the coming years, Mr Karzai’s government and its foreign backers will have to pursue a sophisticated diplomatic approach, pursuing negotiations with some factions while undoubtedly continuing to fight others on the battlefield. Pakistan’s chaotic state shows the dangers of this policy, as it fights Tehrik-i-Taliban for control of its own territory while negotiating with related Afghan groups. But there is no other choice.
TAGGED: Hamid Karzai, Taliban, Afghanistan