Oct 01, 2013
By Hekmatullah Azamy, Research Analyst
The last 12 years of fighting has taught all players involved in the Afghan conflict to end the ruthless battle through peace talks. In other words, all parties want peace more than ever before, even if faced with great challenges.
This piece studies the background of peace initiatives in Afghanistan after 2002, analyses recent trends and sheds light on the current status of the peace drive. It also looks at the challenges ahead and presents some recommendations suggesting how to boost its momentum.