In long-suffering Afghanistan, this is a peace deal worth trying

In an op-ed for The Washington Post, Afghanistan-Pakistan Research Project director Barnett Rubin evaluates the truce agreement between the United States and the Taliban.

"This agreement can start a process that is the best chance to end Afghanistan’s 40-year war," Rubin argues. "If both sides keep their word, they will sign the agreement in Doha, as the U.S. and Afghan governments jointly declare support for the process. The United States will reaffirm that it recognizes only that government as the country’s legitimate sovereign."

Read the full article in The Washington Post here.

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Feb 17, 2020
Barnett Rubin