Afghanistan Analysts Network – English

AAN in the Media

Prospects for U.S.-Taliban talks rise after Afghan ceasefire

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Reuters, 19 June 2018

AAN’s Thomas ruttig is quoted here as saying:

“Ghani has done his bit,” said Thomas Ruttig, co-director of Afghanistan Analysts Network, an independent think tank.

“It is now for the U.S. to cut through this blockade,” he said, although that would be a departure from U.S. policy that talks to end the 17-year-old war must be wholly Afghan-led.