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All Quiet on the Turkmen Front?
March 11, 2017
All Quiet on the Turkmen Front?
What is happening on the border? It's decidedly more than nothing.
All Quiet on the Turkmen Front?
In Afghanistan, Hospitals Sit on the Front Lines of Conflict
March 07, 2017
In Afghanistan, Hospitals Sit on the Front Lines of Conflict
A new report finds Afghan government forces complicit in violence against hospitals and medical staff.
In Afghanistan, Hospitals Sit on the Front Lines of Conflict
Are Chinese Forces Conducting Patrols in Afghanistan?
February 27, 2017
Are Chinese Forces Conducting Patrols in Afghanistan?
China has denied reports that its military is conducting patrols across the border in Afghanistan.
Are Chinese Forces Conducting Patrols in Afghanistan?
Afghanistan Shouldn’t Start Counting TAPI Revenue Just Yet
February 24, 2017
Afghanistan Shouldn’t Start Counting TAPI Revenue Just Yet
Progress has been excruciatingly slow but the governments involved remain optimistic.
Afghanistan Shouldn’t Start Counting TAPI Revenue Just Yet
New Fault Lines Emerge in South Asia Around Afghanistan
February 22, 2017
New Fault Lines Emerge in South Asia Around Afghanistan
Russian-led multilateral initiatives on Afghanistan in the region highlight growing rifts.
New Fault Lines Emerge in South Asia Around Afghanistan
4 Reasons Russia Increasingly Favors the Taliban in Afghanistan
February 14, 2017
4 Reasons Russia Increasingly Favors the Taliban in Afghanistan
Moscow is aligning itself with the enemy of its enemy, the Taliban.
4 Reasons Russia Increasingly Favors the Taliban in Afghanistan
Afghanistan in 'Stalemate', Top US Commander Notes
February 10, 2017
Afghanistan in 'Stalemate', Top US Commander Notes
The best reports on the Trump age in foreign policy and Asia, New START vacillations, and more. Weekly links.
Afghanistan in 'Stalemate', Top US Commander Notes
To Tackle Corruption in Afghanistan, Fix Procurement
February 02, 2017
To Tackle Corruption in Afghanistan, Fix Procurement
Few things are as unsexy as procurement, except perhaps the phrase “procurement reform.”
To Tackle Corruption in Afghanistan, Fix Procurement
Security Sector Reform: Long Overdue in Afghanistan
January 25, 2017
Security Sector Reform: Long Overdue in Afghanistan
Afghanistan’s failure to bring reform to its security apparatus is long overdue for a fix.
Security Sector Reform: Long Overdue in Afghanistan
A Russian Volte Face on South Asia
January 23, 2017
A Russian Volte Face on South Asia
Has Russia changed its tune on Afghanistan and Pakistan for good?
A Russian Volte Face on South Asia
What Trump Needs to Know About Afghanistan
January 12, 2017
What Trump Needs to Know About Afghanistan
SIGAR sums up the challenge in Afghanistan well. Hopefully someone in the new administration pays attention.
What Trump Needs to Know About Afghanistan
Taliban Target Afghan Parliament in Suicide Bombing
January 11, 2017
Taliban Target Afghan Parliament in Suicide Bombing
The rush-hour attack along Darulaman road included two blasts and early numbers indicate 30 killed, 80 injured.
Taliban Target Afghan Parliament in Suicide Bombing
8 Years Later: Understanding the Obama Administration's Asia-Pacific Legacy
January 06, 2017
8 Years Later: Understanding the Obama Administration's Asia-Pacific Legacy
How did the United States' foreign policy efforts in the Asia-Pacific pan out under the Obama administration?
8 Years Later: Understanding the Obama Administration's Asia-Pacific Legacy
How Russia May Approach the Taliban and Afghanistan in 2017
January 04, 2017
How Russia May Approach the Taliban and Afghanistan in 2017
A revealing interview with Putin's top envoy in Afghanistan suggests continued rapprochement with the Taliban.
How Russia May Approach the Taliban and Afghanistan in 2017
Challenges and Opportunities for Afghanistan in 2017
December 29, 2016
Challenges and Opportunities for Afghanistan in 2017
2016 was a difficult year for Afghanistan and 2017 presents unique challenges.
Challenges and Opportunities for Afghanistan in 2017
Afghanistan's VP Accused of Torture and Sexual Abuse by Kidnapped Rival
December 15, 2016
Afghanistan's VP Accused of Torture and Sexual Abuse by Kidnapped Rival
Ishchi's allegations are serious and shocking; Kabul says it plans to investigate.
Afghanistan's VP Accused of Torture and Sexual Abuse by Kidnapped Rival
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