35 Killed in ISIS' First Claimed Suicide Bombing in Afghanistan
April 20, 2015
35 Killed in ISIS' First Claimed Suicide Bombing in Afghanistan
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) carried out its first major attack on Afghan soil.
35 Killed in ISIS' First Claimed Suicide Bombing in Afghanistan
Can the United States and Russia Jointly Combat Afghan Heroin?
April 16, 2015
Can the United States and Russia Jointly Combat Afghan Heroin?
A new report wants Moscow and Washington to work together to fight drug trafficking.
Can the United States and Russia Jointly Combat Afghan Heroin?
Shades of Grey in Afghanistan: A Conversation with James Creighton
April 15, 2015
Shades of Grey in Afghanistan: A Conversation with James Creighton
Ankit Panda speaks to Col. James L. Creighton (U.S. Army, Ret.) about his experiences working with an Afghan warlord.
Shades of Grey in Afghanistan: A Conversation with James Creighton
How the US and India Can Collaborate in Afghanistan
April 13, 2015
How the US and India Can Collaborate in Afghanistan
A new CFR memo calls for an inclusive American policy in the country. Executing that plan could prove tricky
How the US and India Can Collaborate in Afghanistan
Darkness and Hope in <em>Load Poems Like Guns</em>
April 07, 2015
Darkness and Hope in Load Poems Like Guns
A new collection of poetry by contemporary Afghan women poets brings Herat's literary heritage to a broader audience.
Darkness and Hope in Load Poems Like Guns
Afghanistan’s 'Separate but Equal' Education System
April 02, 2015
Afghanistan’s 'Separate but Equal' Education System
Despite Ashraf Ghani's pledges in the United States, Afghanistan still has a long way to go on women's rights.
Afghanistan’s 'Separate but Equal' Education System
Afghanistan’s Peace Talks: At a Geopolitical Crossroads
April 02, 2015
Afghanistan’s Peace Talks: At a Geopolitical Crossroads
With the U.S. refocusing its role in Afghanistan, China and Pakistan are leading the push for talks with the Taliban.
Afghanistan’s Peace Talks: At a Geopolitical Crossroads
Why Pakistan Is Footing the Bill for Afghan Army Training
April 01, 2015
Why Pakistan Is Footing the Bill for Afghan Army Training
Afghanistan has sent six cadets to undergo training in Abbottabad. What does it mean for relations with Pakistan?
Why Pakistan Is Footing the Bill for Afghan Army Training
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
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