Afghanistan Analysts Network – English

AAN in the Media

Afghanistan: Time to Talk to the Taliban?

< 1 min

BBC, 3 February 2018

Watch an almost 1h-long video of this Newshour Extra programme, with AAN’s Kate Clark, Amb. Shukria Barakzai, Michael Semple and a former Pakistani military attaché discussing whether the latest spike in violence in Afghanistan mean Taleban tactics have changed, and if so why? Is it time, once and for all, to make peace with the Taliban? At what price, to whom? Does any answer inevitably depend on Pakistan?