Foreign Policy (blog), 20 October 2010
As the US, Afghanistan and Taleban discuss commencing talks that might eventually strike a peace deal, former UN envoy Lakhdar Brahimi is ‘back on the scene’, writes Colum Lynch. He quotes ‘one UN-based official’ that Brahimi had been approached by the Americans and asked whether he might consider a new UN role in Afghanistan. He seems to consider this – but, continues Lynch, current UN enyoy di Mistura ‘traveled to New York’ in September ‘to kill off’ this idea. ‘Sources close to Brahimi said that […] he might serve if he felt his services were needed.’ Our question: Is justice still less important than security in Afghanistan?
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