How Ashraf Ghani's Government Will Address Afghanistan's Endemic Problems
March 30, 2015
How Ashraf Ghani's Government Will Address Afghanistan's Endemic Problems
Speaking in New York City, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani outlined his government's approach to Afghanistan's varied problems.
How Ashraf Ghani's Government Will Address Afghanistan's Endemic Problems
A Glimpse of Afghanistan's Future -- On the Ski Slopes
March 28, 2015
A Glimpse of Afghanistan's Future -- On the Ski Slopes
In Afghanistan’s historic Bamiyan province, a skiing competition is showing off the country’s changing demography.
A Glimpse of Afghanistan's Future -- On the Ski Slopes
The Surprisingly Mundane Key to Afghan Stability: Roads
March 25, 2015
The Surprisingly Mundane Key to Afghan Stability: Roads
President Ashraf Ghani must convince the U.S. to do more to support the country’s failing roads.
The Surprisingly Mundane Key to Afghan Stability: Roads
Is the US War in Afghanistan Actually Over?
March 25, 2015
Is the US War in Afghanistan Actually Over?
The Obama Administration plans to keep bases in Kandahar and Jalalabad open through 2015 and beyond.
Is the US War in Afghanistan Actually Over?
Afghan President Begins US Visit
March 23, 2015
Afghan President Begins US Visit
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah began a five-day U.S. visit on Sunday.
Afghan President Begins US Visit
The Uncertain Fight Ahead for Afghanistan
March 18, 2015
The Uncertain Fight Ahead for Afghanistan
U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter seemed impressed by Afghan troops in a recent visit to Kabul.
The Uncertain Fight Ahead for Afghanistan
India's Neighborhood Is Changing -- How Should New Delhi Respond?
March 17, 2015
India's Neighborhood Is Changing -- How Should New Delhi Respond?
Countries around India are undergoing significant political transformations. Will New Delhi be a beacon of regional stability?
India's Neighborhood Is Changing -- How Should New Delhi Respond?
Bamiyan Women’s Café: A Room of One’s Own for Afghan Women
March 13, 2015
Bamiyan Women’s Café: A Room of One’s Own for Afghan Women
The Diplomat's Sanjay Kumar reports on a secluded women's cafe in Bamiyan, Afghanistan.
Bamiyan Women’s Café: A Room of One’s Own for Afghan Women
When Will the Afghan Air Force Be Ready to Fight the Taliban?
March 12, 2015
When Will the Afghan Air Force Be Ready to Fight the Taliban?
It will take another year for Afghan ground forces to be able to call in indigenous close air support on a grand scale.
When Will the Afghan Air Force Be Ready to Fight the Taliban?
Preserving History: Lessons From Afghanistan and Iraq
March 10, 2015
Preserving History: Lessons From Afghanistan and Iraq
ISIS’s destruction of sacred historical monuments deserves condemnation. But it is part of a broader and older problem.
Preserving History: Lessons From Afghanistan and Iraq
Quo Vadis Afghanistan? General Campbell Testifies on the Hill
March 05, 2015
Quo Vadis Afghanistan? General Campbell Testifies on the Hill
Campbell reports steady progress, but various challenges will remain for Afghan forces in 2015.
Quo Vadis Afghanistan? General Campbell Testifies on the Hill
The Inaccuracies of South Asian Maps
February 28, 2015
The Inaccuracies of South Asian Maps
South Asia lacks standardized and accurate maps.
The Inaccuracies of South Asian Maps
Afghanistan's 'Complex' Insurgency
February 19, 2015
Afghanistan's 'Complex' Insurgency
The "Taliban" label no longer applies to a single, monolithic entity in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan's 'Complex' Insurgency
Civilian Casualties in Afghanistan Rise by 22 Percent in 2014
February 19, 2015
Civilian Casualties in Afghanistan Rise by 22 Percent in 2014
More face to face combat is behind a steep rise in conflict-related deaths and injuries among Afghan civilians in 2014.
Civilian Casualties in Afghanistan Rise by 22 Percent in 2014
Terrorist's Laptop Fuels Night Raids in Afghanistan
February 13, 2015
Terrorist's Laptop Fuels Night Raids in Afghanistan
The data retrieved from a mysterious laptop is responsible for a spike in Afghan and U.S. attacks on the Taliban.
Terrorist's Laptop Fuels Night Raids in Afghanistan
White House to Reconsider Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan
February 12, 2015
White House to Reconsider Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan
A White House meeting today will determine whether more troops will stay in the country in 2015.
White House to Reconsider Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan
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