What short-term deal between U.S., Taliban means for chances of Afghan peace

Afghanistan-Pakistan Regional Project director Barnett Rubin appeared on the PBS NewsHour to discuss the US-Taliban truce agreement.

"This is the most serious attempt so far, because the U.S. and Taliban are actually going to sign an agreement which has a road map to a fuller agreement, including negotiations among Afghans," Rubin said. "So this is the first time that I can say we're really starting a peace process."

Watch the full interview or read a transcript at PBS here.

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Feb 21, 2020
Barnett Rubin