References

Incremental Peace in Afghanistan
Jun 2018

Further reading relating to the Accord 27 Incremental Peace in Afghanistan.

Key texts

Incremental Peace in Afghanistan
Jun 2018

Key texts drawn from the Accord 27 Incremental Peace in Afghanistan.

Profiles

Incremental Peace in Afghanistan
Jun 2018

A section providing concise profiles of prominent Afghan political actors and institutions.

Glossary

Incremental Peace in Afghanistan
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A glossary providing brief explanations of terms relating to prominent Afghan groups, customs and political action.

Chronology of major political events in contemporary Afghanistan

Incremental Peace in Afghanistan
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This section sets out a chronology of major political events in contemporary Afghanistan, from 1747 to April 2018.

Conclusion: Incremental peace in practice

Incremental Peace in Afghanistan
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Anna Larson and Alexander Ramsbotham concludes key lessons from Accord 27 Incremental peace in Afghanistan - with thanks for substantive input and ideas from Professor Michael Semple.

On war, peace and transition

Incremental Peace in Afghanistan
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Gulbuddin Hekmatyar describes some of his perspectives on war, peace and political transition in Afghanistan, drawn from a conversation with Accord in April 2018.
 
Mr Hekmatyar states that the lack of official Taliban endorsement of peace negotiations obscures the reality that a majority within the movement want to see an end to the war.

Human rights, security and Afghanistan’s peace process: The justice–stability nexus

Incremental Peace in Afghanistan
Jun 2018
What are the human rights priorities for a peace settlement for Afghanistan, and what are the prospects for negotiating these effectively?
 
Three deeply contested issues are critical to negotiating human rights in a future peace settlement.
 
  1. Demilitarisation:agreeingtermstodemilitarise armed groups, including establishing an oversi

Local perspectives on peace and elections Ghazni Province, south-eastern Afghanistan

Incremental Peace in Afghanistan
Jun 2018

The following statements are taken from longer interviews with community members across two different rural districts in Ghazni Province in south- eastern Afghanistan between November 2017 and March 2018. Interviewees were asked questions about their views on elections, peace and reconciliation. Respondents’ ages and ethnic groups vary, as do their levels of literacy.