The central government of Afghanistan and the Taliban reached a deadly stalemate, taking around one hundred lives a day from each side between 2018 and 2021. Their failure to reach a peace agreement may be due to the United States’ involvement and conflicting interests between the different Afghan groups.
This post was originally published on the Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution website on May 7, 2023. The original post can be accessed via the Archived Link button above.
Herman, Ross, "Why the Political Peace Process Failed Between the Afghanistan Central Government and the Taliban and How Using Negotiation Could Help Resolve The Conflict" (2023). CJCR Blog. 64.