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    What Are the Taliban's Motives in Afghanistan?



    What Are the Taliban's Motives in Afghanistan?
    Open Society Foundations - Open Society Foundations
    This summer marks the first deadline for U.S. and international troops to begin transitioning security responsibilities to Afghan forces. While the Obama Administration views this limited withdrawal as progress, a recent report by the Century Foundation, Afghanistan: Negotiating Peace, suggests that the U.S. exit strategy in Afghanistan is doomed to fail without reconciliation negotiations with the Afghan Taliban.Can reconciliation offer a peaceful way forward for Afghanistan and its neighbors, or will compromises with the Taliban undermine long-term stability and human rights in Afghanistan?