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Between Fire and Water: A Hazarah Perspective on Reconciliation and Negotiations with the Taliban

Published on 1 May 2011

The paper portrays a Hazarah perspective on questions regarding reconciliation and negotiations with armed groups in Afghanistan.

The paper explores:

  • the Hazarah perception that reconciliation with the Taliban is impossible and immoral
  • ethno-sectarian tensions underlying the issue of reconciliation
  • the view that ‘reconciliation’ is a political game employed to consolidate Pashtun power
  • the plausibility of reconciliation, and its incompatibility with democratic principles
  • the issue of assurances and guarantees

Publication details

authors
Adlparvar, N. et al.
journal
Perspectives: Reconciliation and Negotiations with Armed Groups, volume 1, issue 1

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Afghanistan

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