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Afghanistan: New Old Problems

... of an inter-Afghan dialogue. Subsequently, the format of the US-Russia-China troika, initiated by Moscow, with the possibility of its expansion, also played a significant role on this path. Ironically, in the second half of February, at the height of COVID-19 (which later seriously affected Afghanistan), the difficult US-Taliban negotiations, which had lasted almost a year and a half, ended. They undoubtedly represented a new frontier in attempts to resolve the situation in the country. At the same time, each of the parties, naturally, interpreted ...


Waiting for the Intra-Afghan Dialogue to Begin

... from getting bogged down in low-priority, fleeting issues that take attention away from real, long-term problems? The COVID-19 pandemic has led to rapidly growing uncertainty at the global and regional levels. The United States has been hit particularly ... ... forward by Barack Obama during a speech at West Point in 2008. The primary objective of AfPac was to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan in a phased and painless manner (to the extent that this was possible) while at the same time partially shifting the ...


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