The intra-Afghan conference held in Qatar on July 7-8 is the latest development in the ongoing peace talks convened since January, which have been led by the US special envoy for reconciliation, Zalmay Khalilzad. Yet it remains unclear what the Taliban's post-peace settlement vision, policies, programs and priorities for Afghanistan would be. Added to this is the extent to which Pakistan would be... Continue Reading
Muska Dastageer is a political scientist and international development practitioner specializing in organizational design and anti-corruption. Her anti-corruption work, which aims to enhance institutional and sectoral integrity, has focused on central government agencies, namely law and security enforcement as well as taxation and extractives regulators in Afghanistan, Syria, Jordan, the United Kingdom, Denmark and India.