Beyond Doha: Why the West engages with the Taliban

This appears to be true since nations seems to already adapt the Taliban-centric approach with some aiming to expand this engagement, silencing those still advocating for an Afghan-inclusive approach. The West’s approach may appear logical (at best), it could potentially destroy the sheer fabric of Afghan unity plunging the nation into civil war (not today or tomorrow) but in the near forcible future.



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