Scott Smith on the Afghan Peace Process

July 11, 2019 00:10:23
Scott Smith on the Afghan Peace Process
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Scott Smith on the Afghan Peace Process

Jul 11 2019 | 00:10:23

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Show Notes

Following unprecedented talks between Taliban and Afghan leaders this week, which have provided renewed hope for peace, the Taliban claimed credit for an attack in Ghanzi province. Scott Smith says Afghanistan is now exhibiting “one of the usual paradoxes of this stage of a peace process … where both parties, as they begin to talk more, they begin to fight more.”

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