> Vol. 1, No 4. 2010 > Afghanistan: Long-term Solutions and Perilous Shortcuts

Ali Ahmad Jalali
Afghanistan: Long-term Solutions and Perilous Shortcuts


11 2010
This summer, a series of interconnected events is expected to strongly influence the political and security landscape of Afghanistan, with potentially fateful consequences. In May, some 1,600 delegates (women among them), including government and elected officials, tribal elders, religious personalities, community leaders, and civil society activists met in Kabul to advise the government on basic terms for negotiation with the armed opposition and ways to accommodate reconcilable insurgents.