Civil war and civil disruption: the need to engage in dialogue with the very people with who conflict is occurring. We examine the history of talking while fighting, pre-conditions for dialogue and ask why an upsurge in fighting just before talks begin.
Recorded in December 2010 during our meeting on dialoge with the Taliban. Meeting details:http://ow.ly/5Mo1O
Ashok Mehta, Independent Security Analyst, Noida, India
Mukkhidin Kabiri, Chairman, Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan, Dushanbe
Ahmedou Ould Abdallah, Mediator- in–Residence, United Nations, Department of Political Affairs (DPA), New York