In this article David Lazzam reflects on the Afghan peace talks. As the negotiations continue, optimism is belayed by concerns over the potential problems that might arise from the male-dominated negotiations.
In the second part of this series Hinna Hatif examines the implications that led to the rise of Taliban in Kunduz city.
Melanne Verveer, who served as U.S. Ambassador for Global Women’s Issues, remarked that clashes had occurred in 31 of the world’s 39 active conflicts after peace settlements. None of the 31 cases had women involved in the peace process.
Will new leadership lead to a brighter future in Afghanistan? Steven Rai discusses Ashraf Ghani’s efforts to revitalize a war-torn country.