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Afghanistan's new Peace Council: Stopped in its tracks?

Afghan President Hamid Karzai established a High Council for Peace on September 28, 2010 with the objective of paving the way towards peace with the Taliban through negotiation and reconcilation (“Karzai sets up body for peace talks,” Aljazeera News, 28 September 2010). Karzai hand-picked the nearly 70 council members, who include representatives of women and […]