Interpreting India

Analyzing the Afghan Peace Negotiations with Anatol Lieven and Rudra Chaudhuri

Episode Summary

Anatol Lieven and Rudra Chaudhuri join Srinath Raghavan to analyze the implications of the recent intra-Afghan negotiations. Are the negotiating parties well-poised towards building a peace deal? How has South Asia been involved in this arduous process? And finally, what are the prospects of talks leading to a successful peace deal in Afghanistan?

Episode Notes

Anatol Lieven and Rudra Chaudhuri join Srinath Raghavan to analyze the implications of the recent intra-Afghan negotiations. Are the negotiating parties well-poised towards building a peace deal? How has South Asia been involved in this arduous process? And finally, what are the prospects of talks leading to a successful peace deal in Afghanistan?  

  References 

  Dealing With the Taliban: India’s Strategy in Afghanistan After U.S. Withdrawal by Rudra Chaudhuri and Shreyas Shende.

  It's Time to Trust the Taliban by Anatol Lieven.

  Afghanistan, Then and Now by Anatol Lieven.

  Taliban Perspectives on Reconciliation by  Anatol Lieven, Rudra Chaudhuri, Michael Semple, Theo Farrell.