Tag Archive for: "peace"
From the bookshelf: ‘The costs of conversation’

Oriana Skylar Mastro’s recently published book, The costs of conversation: obstacles to peace talks in wartime, is a tight, densely written piece of prose. Mastro is an assistant professor of security studies at Georgetown University …

No economic peace for Palestinians

Last month, US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, unveiled an ambitious plan to strengthen the Palestinian economy, in the hopes that billions of dollars in investment will open the way for …

The Afghanistan conundrum

In January 2018, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani publicly admitted that without American support, his government and the Afghan National Army couldn’t last very long. That remains the case today: the government is in disarray and …

A negotiated peace for Afghanistan?

In October 1996, only 10 days after the fall of the Afghan capital Kabul to the extremist Taliban movement, an article appeared in the Washington Post titled ‘Afghanistan: time to reengage’. The writer, an Afghanistan-born senior strategist at …