Haidari on Peace in Afghanistan. The Director-General of Policy & Strategy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan has wrote an opinion peace outlining the path to peace in Afghanistan. He enumerates four key points to achieve Afghan stability. Read "For Peace in Afghanistan, Listen to Afghans", The Diplomat, June 28, 2017.
Diplomatic Effort Needed. The U.S. needs the increase in military advisors but it also needs to employ it's diplomatic tools to put pressure on Pakistan to stop supporting insurgents and on the National Unity Government (NUG) to institute reforms, curb corruption, and work together to govern Afghanistan. See "Deadly Afghanistan: Trump's Imbroglio", Huffington Post, July 7, 2017.