Afghanistan Analysts Network – English

AAN in the Media

Afghan Taliban show resilience despite years of US ‘capture-kill’ policy

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Christian Science Monitor, 6 February 2015

A short quote of AAN’ Thomas Ruttig, on the efficiency of the US-led capture-or-kill strategy against ‘Taleban leaders’:

“There [wa]s not much of an effect except for killing those who are known leaders in the Taliban movement and eliminating possible contacts in the search for a political solution,” says Thomas Ruttig, co-director of the Afghanistan Analysts Network.