Lineages of the State in Afghanistan

  title={Lineages of the State in Afghanistan},
  author={B. Rubin},
  journal={Asian Survey},
  • B. Rubin
  • Published 1988
  • Political Science
  • Asian Survey
In March and April 1988 diplomats in Geneva, Washington, and elsewhere were fretting over a few issues that the United States and Pakistan had raised at what was to be the conclusion of the six-year process of negotiations aimed at ending the war in Afghanistan. These included the timing of the termination or suspension of foreign aid of various sorts to the Afghan parties to the conflict, including the state. President Zia of Pakistan also insisted on the formation of a compromise transitional… Expand