Afghanistan: Will America’s ‘moonshot’ peace plan work?

Mr Ghani, known to prefer an immersion in policy papers to the messy cut and thrust of politicking, is also being pushed back into the fray. In his book-lined office last month in the storied Haram Sarai, the former residence of King Zahir Shah, President Ghani hinted that this was crunch time: “Hard decisions and sacrifices lie ahead,” he told us.

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