On Afghanistan, give peace a chance — but be wary of the Taliban

In a separate Brookings piece, my colleague Bruce Riedel is devastating and almost completely convincing in his critique of the Phase One deal of the U.S.-Taliban peace process. Among his most trenchant and incisive arguments are that the process unwisely did not include the Afghan government (or broader Afghan society) at all; that in the … Continue reading On Afghanistan, give peace a chance — but be wary of the Taliban