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From Kabul: Kathy Kelly on building trust in Afghanistan


Building Trust in Afghanistan
by Kathy Kelly

May 30, 2016

Here in Kabul, I read a recent BBC op-ed by Ahmed Rashid, urging a “diplomatic offensive” to build or repair relationships with the varied groups representing armed extremism in Afghanistan. Rashid has insisted, for years, that severe mistrust makes it almost impossible for such groups to negotiate an end to Afghanistan’s nightmare of war.


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