Pakistan has made an internal assessment of the future of Afghanistan. According to this assessment, the neighboring country can move towards the ‘home war’ because the United States and the Taliban have failed to reach a peace agreement. Despite attempts to end violence in the war-ravaged country, all attempts to restore
peace have so far failed. According to the news of an English newspaper, the US had restored peace talks with the Afghan-Taliban in Doha last week under the ongoing efforts to find the political end to the 18-year-long struggle.
The Afghan Grand Council, called by President Ashraf Gani, who is known as Loya Jirga ends on Friday. In this, the appeal was made with peace with the Taliban for peace Ghani offered the ceasefire to the Taliban and promised the release of 175 Taliban prisoners before the holy month of Ramadan. Even with these attempts, the expectations of a peace agreement have increased, but Pakistan’s assessment presents a disappointing picture.
“We do not want to be pessimistic, but the ground situation indicates that there is very little chance that the negotiations between the Taliban and the United States will reach a peace agreement,” said a senior Pakistani official who was part of the team watching the Afghan affairs. ‘