Abbas Farasoo is a PhD candidate at Deakin University in Australia. His research focus is on proxy wars, regional security, ethnic conflict and social movements. Previously, he has worked as chargé d'affaires at the Afghan Embassy in Australia. He is a frequent contributor on sociopolitical and current affairs to daily newspapers, such as Hasht-e Subh and Etilaatroz in Afghanistan, and Fair Observer.
Dilemmas in Afghanistan’s paradoxical peace drama
How can peace talks with the Taliban lead to a durable peace when there is no domestic or regional consensus?