‘Mizh der beitabora khalqi-i’: A Comparative Study of Afghan/Pashtun Perspectives on Negotiating with the British and Soviets, 1839–1989

  title={‘Mizh der beitabora khalqi-i’: A Comparative Study of Afghan/Pashtun Perspectives on Negotiating with the British and Soviets, 1839–1989},
  author={Rob Johnson},
  journal={The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History},
  pages={551 - 570}
  • Rob Johnson
  • Published 2011
  • History
  • The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History
This article compares the processes of negotiation in Afghanistan in two distinct eras in order to highlight the enduring characteristics of concluding wars and the unique specificities of history. The problem of obtaining reliable sources on the Afghan reactions to negotiations is to some extent offset by an awareness of theoretical approaches and common features of negotiations within the contexts of other conventional and civil wars. The two case studies presented in outline here suggest… Expand
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