As long as Pakistan continues to offer sanctuary to the Taliban, the prospects for peace in Afghanistan will likely remain remote Letâ€™s be frank, the primary obstacle to a lasting peace with the Taliban in Afghanistan is Pakistan; specifically, the Pakistani establishmentâ€™s support of the Taliban insurgency. The role of â€˜spoilersâ€™ has been well documented in war-termination literature. Every peace process creates losers along with winners, and spoilers often derail (or resist) cooperative measures and peace.
|Place of Publication||Australia|
|Publication status||Published - 2016|