Afghan President Ashraf Ghani (R) shakes hands with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif after a news conference in Kabul (REUTERS/Omar Sobhani).

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Get over it: The limits of Afghan-Pakistan rapprochement

May 19, 2015, Vanda Felbab-Brown

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has, since he came to power last fall, engaged in an extraordinary outreach to Pakistan. This effort has could hardly be more important both to the stability of the region and the ability of the United States to responsibly disengage from Afghanistan.

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