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‘Time running out for Taliban’

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‘Time running out for Taliban’
 The Afghan government and Taliban peace process has been one of the most complicated issues within the past decade and the Taliban elements still seek to continue this political game. Despite tireless efforts made by Afghan government to bring the Taliban to negotiation table, the process has always been at a low ebb and insurgency continued unabated which inflicted casualties upon Afghan combatants and non-combatants. 
The Taliban outfits have several times responded to peace calls negatively and showed no interest in this regard despite the Quadrilateral efforts and persistence. With the Taliban’s fatal attacks carried out in Afghanistan’s soil, the relation between Kabul and Islamabad turned sour. Unlike his predecessor, President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani asked Pakistan in a serious tone to operate against the Taliban and not to support the insurgent group to carry out attacks against the Afghan people. 
Fighting in Afghanistan has been indeed complicated and people do not know well about the roots and reasons. Even the country’s political analysts have not reached a conclusion on factors that caused and continued the war. 
Meanwhile High Peace Council recently announced to have prepared a new strategy for peace process. Peace process and its program until now have not been so transparent; as it did not have tangible achievements too. ‘According to new peace strategy specific and clear mechanisms designed and wide changes will be brought in the organization of peace council as well as in talk with the Taliban.
President Ghani in a meeting at the Presidential Palace with his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Thursday condemned the attack on German embassy, adding Afghan government was committed for establishing peace in the war-torn country. According to president, the peace agreement with Gulbuddin Hekmatyar proved that intra-Afghan dialogue could succeed.
President Ghani once again said their priority was making peace with Pakistan first before negotiating the same with the Taliban because the rebels had no one leadership, adding time was running out for the Taliban to choose between peace and war, asking insurgents to reach a conclusion soon.
Though conflicts and disputes are finally ended via negotiations; but military means always proved to be decisive and crucial to pave the way for talks. Armed opposition groups have chosen military ways to achieve their political goals; for Afghan government military means and a strong military potential can be the best option to force insurgents for talks. 
The government has given enough time and concession to militant opposition to encourage them to start peace talks; but they misunderstood and misused it and instead increased their militancy and terrorist attacks. They rejected talks with government and stressed on their previous conditions.
Nonetheless talks with Taliban will give result at a time when government tighten and strengthen military operation against them, suppress them harshly and leave them no safe and secure place. In new strategy of peace council highest priority should be given to power and military pressure on insurgents; they know language of force better than reconciliatory and peaceful methods. Dialogue and diplomacy is finally the solution; but indeed a strong military pressure can bring the insurgents to negotiating table.

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I don’t know what they Taliban wants? Why they are just running and creating a mess in everybody’s life around the so many parts of the world. What kind of purpose they have, why they are killing people without any reason. Did somebody tell us what did we do? what is our fault?
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