Difficulties lie ahead in Taliban talks

20 June 2013

ABC TV Midday News

A backlash by Hamid Karzai following the announcement of proposed peace talks between US officials and Taliban leaders is just the first bump in what will be a difficult and uncertain road towards peace in Afghanistan, says associate professor Brendon O'Connor.

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