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The USA and Afghanistan: Forty Years of War and Still Counting

Matin Baraki OpenDemocracy
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
After thirty-nine years of war, we must seriously seek new ways to peace. It is time to let the conflict be resolved by Afghans, in Afghanistan, and in Afghanistan’s national interests. The following theses might serve as a basis for discussion.