By James Shinn

ISBN-10: 0833058266

ISBN-13: 9780833058263

The aim of a negotiated peace in Afghanistan has been firmly embraced by way of many of the power events to a treaty. in spite of the fact that, arriving at an contract concerning the sequencing, timing, and prioritization of peace phrases could be tough, given the divergence within the events' pursuits and goals. The U.S. goal

in those negotiations could be a reliable and peaceable Afghanistan that neither hosts nor collaborates with terrorists.

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As noted earlier, the Taliban’s primary objectives are, roughly in this order, • the removal of foreign forces from Afghanistan, with no residual foreign military presence other than as part of temporary peacekeeping forces • security for insurgents, particularly in the country’s south and southeast, while neutralizing the military threat to the Taliban posed by the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), the Afghan National Army, the Afghan National Police, and the Afghan National Security Directorate.

If Afghan history is any guide, this conflict would be considerably more violent than the one currently under way, producing many more casualties, larger refugee flows, and expanded opportunities for violent extremist groups to use Afghan territory, as they already do Pakistan, as a hub for more-distant attacks. And Al Qaeda would make much of the propaganda coup of militant mujahidin driving a second Great Power from Afghanistan just two decades after the Red Army’s humiliating retreat across the Amu Darya River.

In a Feb- 14 Afghan Peace Talks: A Primer ruary 18, 2011, speech to the Asia Society, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton clearly stated that they were the desired end point of negotiations, not the price of entry. Prospects for and Obstacles to Agreement From the standpoint of the various interested parties, some motives for favoring a negotiated solution may be short-lived, and others may wax and wane over the coming years. Some motives are mutually reinforcing, and others may and will work at cross-purposes.

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