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Afghanistan's Future - Discussion with Professor Anatol Lieven

Noted Afghanistan and Pakistan expert, Professor Anatol Lieven (Kings College London), spoke at the Lowy Institute on 8 August 2012. Following his presentation he gave to the Lowy Institute's Rory Medcalf, extraordinary insights into some of the streams of Taliban thinking about the prospects for peace in Afghanistan – including some surprising speculation about whether the Taliban would ever tolerate US military bases in a post-conflict settlement.

Assessment of situation in Afghanistan 0:48 Taliban peace settlement 2:10 US/Taliban relations  4:00 Pakistan/India interest in Afghanistan 5:24 Taliban requirements for peace settlement 7:17

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