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5 Strategic Priorities in Afghanistan That Donald Trump Should Consider Before the NATO Summit
May 24, 2017
5 Strategic Priorities in Afghanistan That Donald Trump Should Consider Before the NATO Summit
ISIS expansion and the Taliban's new regional allies; these are the urgent tasks the U.S. must address in its strategy.
5 Strategic Priorities in Afghanistan That Donald Trump Should Consider Before the NATO Summit
What’s Behind the Taliban’s Major Gains in Northern Afghanistan?
May 18, 2017
What’s Behind the Taliban’s Major Gains in Northern Afghanistan?
Why have the Taliban been able to make inroads in northern Afghanistan?
What’s Behind the Taliban’s Major Gains in Northern Afghanistan?
What Is the Status of Afghanistan's Deal With Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan?
April 24, 2017
What Is the Status of Afghanistan's Deal With Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan?
The Afghan government must implement its agreement with Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan.
What Is the Status of Afghanistan's Deal With Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan?
The Trump Administration Needs to Clarify a Strategy in Afghanistan (And It's Not a Bigger Bomb)
April 14, 2017
The Trump Administration Needs to Clarify a Strategy in Afghanistan (And It's Not a Bigger Bomb)
The GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bumped Afghanistan back into the U.S. news cycle, but what's next?
The Trump Administration Needs to Clarify a Strategy in Afghanistan (And It's Not a Bigger Bomb)
US Drops ‘Mother of All Bombs’ on ISIS in Afghanistan
April 14, 2017
US Drops ‘Mother of All Bombs’ on ISIS in Afghanistan
The U.S. Air Force has dropped one of its largest non-nuclear bombs ever built on an ISIS tunnel network in Afghanistan.
US Drops ‘Mother of All Bombs’ on ISIS in Afghanistan
Survey Projects Show Progress on TAPI Pipeline
April 12, 2017
Survey Projects Show Progress on TAPI Pipeline
But as the projected operational date gets pushed back, the surveys may be progress for progress' sake.
Survey Projects Show Progress on TAPI Pipeline
Fighting Kleptocrats in Afghanistan: The Case for Unexplained Wealth Orders
April 09, 2017
Fighting Kleptocrats in Afghanistan: The Case for Unexplained Wealth Orders
Unexplained wealth orders can be a positive start in the fight against corruption.
Fighting Kleptocrats in Afghanistan: The Case for Unexplained Wealth Orders
Reconciliation is the Only Path to Peace in Afghanistan
April 01, 2017
Reconciliation is the Only Path to Peace in Afghanistan
Afghanistan can have a bright future, but it has to start with political reconciliation.
Reconciliation is the Only Path to Peace in Afghanistan
Taliban Claims to Control 34 Districts in Afghanistan
March 30, 2017
Taliban Claims to Control 34 Districts in Afghanistan
The insurgent group claims to contest 167 more, many in southern, western and northern Afghanistan.
Taliban Claims to Control 34 Districts in Afghanistan
The Road to Peace Goes Through Kabul
March 14, 2017
The Road to Peace Goes Through Kabul
The peace process in Afghanistan must be Afghan-led and Afghan-owned.
The Road to Peace Goes Through Kabul
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
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