Negotiating with the Taliban

In the current conflict in Afghanistan, the Taliban has the upper hand and President Karzai knows it well. The Taliban has little incentive to consider peace talks with conditions like laying down weapons and abiding by the Afghan constitution. Read more about this at Khalid Mafton's article on Foreign Policy Magazine. An important perspective from an Afghan analyst and writer.

The folly of reconciliation in Afghanistan - by Khalid Mafton | The AfPak Channel