Afghanistan Analysts Network – English

AAN in the Media

Feasts, Hugs, And Selfies: A Tantalizing Glimpse Of Possible Afghan Peace

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Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 24 June 2018

Reporting the positive popular outpour over the Eid ceasefires, author Frud Bezhan briefly quotes AAN’s Thomas Ruttig from a longer interview via social media:

“The cease-fire showed that public pressure for peace is growing,” said Thomas Ruttig, co-director of the Afghanistan Analysts Network, an independent think tank in Kabul. “There is a yearning for a peaceful life also among the Taliban fighters.”