But Taliban leaders are refusing to sit at the same table as the Afghan government.
A US special envoy is in Pakistan, hoping government leaders there can convince the Taliban commanders to change their mind.
What are the chances of a breakthrough?
Presenter: Folly Bah Thibault
Mushtaq Rahim – regional security specialist
Ahmed Rashid – author of “Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil & Fundamentalism in Central Asia”
Michael Semple – former deputy EU special representative to Afghanistan
Source: Al Jazeera News