An Insider’s View: Lessons from the Afghan Peace Process, 2001-2021
This insider’s view gives a first-hand account of the Afghan peace process between the government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the Taliban between 2001 and 2021.
Written by the former Chief of Staff of the Afghanistan governments Negotiation Team, it gives the view of the peace process from the vantage point of someone in the room when it all happened. It explores the challenges the Negotiation team and Afghan government faced and how they responded to those challenges. While the peace process was frustrating and ultimately failed, there are some lessons that can be drawn from the process, that the document clearly list at the end.