How Hamid Karzai Continues to Rule Afghanistan From Beyond the (Political) Grave
July 25, 2015
How Hamid Karzai Continues to Rule Afghanistan From Beyond the (Political) Grave
The former Afghan president is leveraging a personal network to exercise influence beyond his term.
How Hamid Karzai Continues to Rule Afghanistan From Beyond the (Political) Grave
Interview: Afghanistan’s Foreign Policy
May 21, 2015
Interview: Afghanistan’s Foreign Policy
How has Afghanistan’s foreign policy evolved under President Ashraf Ghani?
Interview: Afghanistan’s Foreign Policy
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
Interview: Daniel Markey
April 02, 2015
Interview: Daniel Markey
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's extraordinarily successful trip to Washington, and the new outlook for Afghanistan.
Interview: Daniel Markey
Why Did Afghanistan Just Suspend a Request for Heavy Weaponry from India?
February 13, 2015
Why Did Afghanistan Just Suspend a Request for Heavy Weaponry from India?
What spurred a sudden Afghan decision to suspend a request for Indian heavy weaponry?
Why Did Afghanistan Just Suspend a Request for Heavy Weaponry from India?
Afghanistan’s Complex Peace Calculus
November 10, 2014
Afghanistan’s Complex Peace Calculus
A host of factors – and actors – need to be considered as Afghanistan starts down the road to peace.
Afghanistan’s Complex Peace Calculus
Afghanistan’s Government of National Unity: Risk and Opportunity
October 14, 2014
Afghanistan’s Government of National Unity: Risk and Opportunity
When it comes to the prospects for Afghanistan’s power sharing arrangement, history is not encouraging.
Afghanistan’s Government of National Unity: Risk and Opportunity
The Afghan Unity Government’s Three Perils
October 06, 2014
The Afghan Unity Government’s Three Perils
The new power sharing agreement takes an unstable country into unchartered territory.
The Afghan Unity Government’s Three Perils
Interview: Ashraf Ghani
October 02, 2014
Interview: Ashraf Ghani
The Diplomat's interview with the new president of Afghanistan.
Interview: Ashraf Ghani
Afghanistan Inaugurates New President, Chief Executive
September 30, 2014
Afghanistan Inaugurates New President, Chief Executive
Afghanistan inaugurated Ashraf Ghani as its 13th president, marking its first successful democratic transition of power.
Afghanistan Inaugurates New President, Chief Executive
What Role Can India Play in Defusing Afghanistan's Election Crisis?
September 10, 2014
What Role Can India Play in Defusing Afghanistan's Election Crisis?
India's external affairs minister is in Kabul. Can she help defuse the electoral crisis in Afghanistan?
What Role Can India Play in Defusing Afghanistan's Election Crisis?
Abdullah Declares Victory in Afghanistan’s Presidential Elections
September 10, 2014
Abdullah Declares Victory in Afghanistan’s Presidential Elections
Presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah declares victory prematurely, throwing Afghanistan into crisis.
Abdullah Declares Victory in Afghanistan’s Presidential Elections
A Coup Is Brewing in Afghanistan
August 20, 2014
A Coup Is Brewing in Afghanistan
All signs suggest that Hamid Karzai is considering a coup to stay in power in Afghanistan.
A Coup Is Brewing in Afghanistan
Interview: Carlotta Gall
August 07, 2014
Interview: Carlotta Gall
Carlotta Gall on her book The Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan, 2001-2014. and the future of a troubled region.
Interview: Carlotta Gall
What Can the US Do About Afghanistan's Run-Off Election Crisis?
July 12, 2014
What Can the US Do About Afghanistan's Run-Off Election Crisis?
As the United States tries to resolve Afghanistan's political crisis, it should keep a few things in mind.
What Can the US Do About Afghanistan's Run-Off Election Crisis?
Afghanistan-India: A Renewed Partnership
July 05, 2014
Afghanistan-India: A Renewed Partnership
Afghanistan is seeking to strengthen regional partnerships in a post NATO era.
Afghanistan-India: A Renewed Partnership
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