Members of the Taliban delegation arrive for peace talks in Moscow in October 2019 which led to a peace accord with the United States. Photo: AP
Tom Hussain
Opinion

Opinion

Asian Angle by Tom Hussain

Peace deal is a leap of faith for the US, but one day the Taliban may win a Nobel Peace Prize

  • The Doha peace deal is a step towards the Taliban’s goal of being accepted as a political entity, after it shifted stance on ruling Afghanistan and on women
  • But many will struggle to see the Taliban as an ally against Islamic State
Members of the Taliban delegation arrive for peace talks in Moscow in October 2019 which led to a peace accord with the United States. Photo: AP
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