25 min

Afghanistan Update Encounter

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Michael Kugelman, Deputy Director of the Asia Program and Senior Associate for South Asia at The Wilson Center, and Scott Smith, Senior Expert for Afghanistan Peace Processes at the U.S. Institute of Peace, discuss the US-Taliban pact that paved the way for the start of intra-Afghan negotiations in Doha, Qatar, which are designed to end the almost two-decades long civil war. They talk with host Carol Castiel about the role of Washington and daunting challenges to attaining a permanent ceasefire and lasting peace.

Michael Kugelman, Deputy Director of the Asia Program and Senior Associate for South Asia at The Wilson Center, and Scott Smith, Senior Expert for Afghanistan Peace Processes at the U.S. Institute of Peace, discuss the US-Taliban pact that paved the way for the start of intra-Afghan negotiations in Doha, Qatar, which are designed to end the almost two-decades long civil war. They talk with host Carol Castiel about the role of Washington and daunting challenges to attaining a permanent ceasefire and lasting peace.

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