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FPC Briefing: Understanding the conditions necessary for fruitful negotiations in Afghanistan

By Gilberto Algar-Faria.

In this FPC briefing Gilberto Algar-Faria examines what conditions might lead to effective peace negotiations in Afghanistan. He explores the motivations of different stakeholders, examines the role of 'spoilers' and looks at comparisons with the resolution of other armed conflicts.

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