Diplomacy works when there is military pressures on the ground

  Ahmad Shah Mohibi is the Founder of Rise to Peace. Diplomacy works when there is a military presence on the ground, said Ahmad Shah Mohibi while offering three options for the US in Afghanistan. Repost from the CGTN America: With just weeks left before a deadline to withdraw U.S. forces from Afghanistan, Washington is …

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With Final Prisoner Release, Afghanistan Takes a Giant Step Toward Peace

Originally published at The Diplomat At long last, the Afghan government and the Taliban are ready to start their long-delayed peace talks. The Afghan Loya Jirga (grand assembly) approved the release of 400 Taliban prisoners on Sunday, and President Ashraf Ghani endorsed the decision. This hopefully paves the way for the intra-Afghan talks between Afghan delegates and the …

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Trump Called Off Negotiations with Taliban: What’s Next?

Ahmad Mohibi’s news analysis on Afghanistan’s TOLOnews in regards to the 9/11 anniversary that marks the 18 years of US war in Afghanistan.  Since talks have been deemed ‘dead’, it is a better option for the US to take a more active stance on their South East Strategy of 2017 to counter state-sponsored terror and …

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