PEACE JIRGA BLOG 8: The Afghan jungle’s big beasts and ‘lively debate’

The peace jirga has left the older generation of factional leaders nicely split: a few (Sayyaf, Rabbani, Mujadddidi) have been honoured by the president and treated like long-lost brothers by the world’s diplomats; others (Dostum, Mohaqiq, Abdullah) are sitting, Achilles-like, sulking in their tents; while just a couple from the 80s generation of mujahideen stalwarts … Continue reading PEACE JIRGA BLOG 8: The Afghan jungle’s big beasts and ‘lively debate’