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Il Manifesto: In Afghanistan la pace archivia la giustizia

Il Manifesto, 5 March 2020 The leftwing Italian daily quotes AAN’s Ehsan Qaane on the ICC decision to finally start war crimes investigations in Afghanistan (there is also an English version of this article, here): L’accordo tra Stati uniti e Talebani rischia di sotterrare una volta per tutte le rivendicazioni di giustizia degli afghani. «L’ultima […]

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ara.cat: Els EUA signen un acord de pau amb els talibans

ara.cat, 3 March 2020 A quoted from AAN’s Thomas Ruttig in the Catalan daily’s analysis of the US-Taleban agreement signed in Doha on 29 February: “Els EUA no s’han preocupat en cap moment durant les negociacions de què passarà amb la població afganesa en el futur”, adverteix Thomas Ruttig, codirector d’Afghanistan Analysts Network, un dels […]

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taz: Vertrag zwischen USA und Taliban – Ein Schritt in Richtung Frieden

Tageszeitung, 29 February 2020 AAN’s Thomas Ruttig takes a first look at the US-Taleban agreement signed today in Doha and the US-Afghan joint declaration issued in Kabul (in German): Das Abkommen soll auch innerafghanische Friedensgespräche möglich machen, um den jahrelangen Krieg in dem Land zu beenden. (…) Die Regierung in Kabul wird beim US-Sicherheitsrat offiziell beantragen, […]

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The Guardian: US and Taliban sign Afghanistan peace deal

The Guardian, 29 February 2020 AAN’s Kate Clark is quoted here on the US-Taleban agreements, with some skepticism whether the Taleban might be really willing to negotiate peace: “There are warning signs. Some of the Taliban social media accounts are quite jubilant about this ‘win’, as they see it,” said Kate Clark, co-director of the […]

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The Telegraph: Zalmay Khalilzad’s second chance: The 18-year lesson in ‘Shakespearean justice’ for Afghan-born negotiator ending America’s longest war

The Daily Telegraph, 29 February 2020 In this portrait of the US chief envoy for Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad, there are a few quotes from AAN’s Thomas Ruttig: It was here that America and Mr Khalilzad made critical mistakes which would come to badly undermine nation-building efforts, said Thomas Ruttig, director of the Afghanistan Analysts Network, […]

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Plus: Přinese dohoda Američanů s Talibanem mír Afghánistánu?

Plus, 29 February 2020 A quoted from on the Czech news website: Tyto rozhovory mají vyřešit i oba největší problémy – trvalé příměří a rozdělení moci v Afghánistánu. Absence řešení těchto témat v dohodě ukazuje, že vlastně nejde o dohodu mírovou, upozorňuje analytik Thomas Ruttig. Ten je přesvědčený, že Tálibán na mír a klid zbraní nepřistoupí […]

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