Ashraf Ghani's New Plan to Win Afghanistan's Long War Against the Taliban
April 28, 2016
Ashraf Ghani's New Plan to Win Afghanistan's Long War Against the Taliban
Afghanistan's president appears determined to move beyond peace talks.
Ashraf Ghani's New Plan to Win Afghanistan's Long War Against the Taliban
Just How Many ISIS Fighters Are There in Afghanistan?
April 27, 2016
Just How Many ISIS Fighters Are There in Afghanistan?
Estimates from Moscow’s special envoy to Kabul are a constantly changing thing.
Just How Many ISIS Fighters Are There in Afghanistan?
Afghan President Blames Pakistan for Sheltering Taliban
April 26, 2016
Afghan President Blames Pakistan for Sheltering Taliban
Ghani said militant groups “are being hosted and aided from the territory of Pakistan.”
Afghan President Blames Pakistan for Sheltering Taliban
Is al-Qaeda Back in Afghanistan?
April 15, 2016
Is al-Qaeda Back in Afghanistan?
They never left.
Is al-Qaeda Back in Afghanistan?
Taliban Launch Spring Offensive in Afghanistan
April 13, 2016
Taliban Launch Spring Offensive in Afghanistan
The Taliban promise large-scale attacks, assassinations, and a war of attrition during this year’s fighting season.
Taliban Launch Spring Offensive in Afghanistan
Is the TAPI Pipeline ‘Doable’?
April 09, 2016
Is the TAPI Pipeline ‘Doable’?
The Asian Development Bank thinks so.
Is the TAPI Pipeline ‘Doable’?
An Emperor in Exile: Chronicling Humayun's Days and Conquests
April 08, 2016
An Emperor in Exile: Chronicling Humayun's Days and Conquests
A new volume chronicles the life and conquests of the Mughal Emperor Humayun.
An Emperor in Exile: Chronicling Humayun's Days and Conquests
Gulbuddin Hekmatyar Drops Major Precondition to Peace Talks in Afghanistan
April 07, 2016
Gulbuddin Hekmatyar Drops Major Precondition to Peace Talks in Afghanistan
The infamous warlord has reportedly revised his demand of full foreign withdrawal before coming to the table.
Gulbuddin Hekmatyar Drops Major Precondition to Peace Talks in Afghanistan
For Refugees, Returning to Afghanistan Is Easier Said Than Done
March 30, 2016
For Refugees, Returning to Afghanistan Is Easier Said Than Done
Afghan refugees can’t stay in Europe, but they face considerable uncertainty upon returning home.
For Refugees, Returning to Afghanistan Is Easier Said Than Done
Ahmed Rashid on Afghanistan's Challenges in 2016
March 24, 2016
Ahmed Rashid on Afghanistan's Challenges in 2016
The Diplomat speaks with long-time Taliban analyst Ahmed Rashid about the possibility for peace in Afghanistan.
Ahmed Rashid on Afghanistan's Challenges in 2016
Top US Commander Visits Kunduz, Apologizes for October Hospital Attack
March 23, 2016
Top US Commander Visits Kunduz, Apologizes for October Hospital Attack
The visit had a personal touch but is it enough to regain lost trust?
Top US Commander Visits Kunduz, Apologizes for October Hospital Attack
Coming This Spring: a CASA-1000 Photo-Op
March 18, 2016
Coming This Spring: a CASA-1000 Photo-Op
Pakistan says the “opening ceremony” will be in May, but no word on the project’s massive hurdles.
Coming This Spring: a CASA-1000 Photo-Op
In Afghanistan, Contractors Paid in Full for Incomplete Projects
March 16, 2016
In Afghanistan, Contractors Paid in Full for Incomplete Projects
SIGAR reviewed 6 years of inspectors reports and found recurring problems in Defense Department reconstruction projects.
In Afghanistan, Contractors Paid in Full for Incomplete Projects
Afghanistan Needs Peace -- and Cash
March 16, 2016
Afghanistan Needs Peace -- and Cash
Afghanistan desperately needs continued support, which will be decided at two conferences later in 2016.
Afghanistan Needs Peace -- and Cash
Pakistan May Have Jeopardized the Latest Afghan Peace Talks
March 12, 2016
Pakistan May Have Jeopardized the Latest Afghan Peace Talks
Failure of the Afghan peace process will harm Pakistan's credibility to a great extent.
Pakistan May Have Jeopardized the Latest Afghan Peace Talks
<em>Turquoise Mountain</em>: Discovering Afghan Art
March 11, 2016
Turquoise Mountain: Discovering Afghan Art
A new exhibit focuses on showcasing the arts, crafts, and architecture of Afghanistan.
Turquoise Mountain: Discovering Afghan Art
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