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
The ISI’s Great Game in Afghanistan
June 08, 2014
The ISI’s Great Game in Afghanistan
Irrespective of the election outcome, Pakistan will remain deeply involved in Afghanistan.
The ISI’s Great Game in Afghanistan
The Afghans Who Didn’t Vote
May 29, 2014
The Afghans Who Didn’t Vote
Many younger Afghans see the elections not as a source of inspiration, but of frustration.
The Afghans Who Didn’t Vote
Obama: 9,800 Troops to Remain in Afghanistan Post-2014
May 28, 2014
Obama: 9,800 Troops to Remain in Afghanistan Post-2014
The United States will keep just shy of 10,000 troops in Afghanistan beyond 2014.
Obama: 9,800 Troops to Remain in Afghanistan Post-2014
Modi Reaches Out to SAARC Leaders Ahead of Swearing-In as Prime Minister
May 22, 2014
Modi Reaches Out to SAARC Leaders Ahead of Swearing-In as Prime Minister
Narendra Modi has chosen to invite regional leaders to his swearing-in as Prime Minister.
Modi Reaches Out to SAARC Leaders Ahead of Swearing-In as Prime Minister
Xi, Karzai Discuss the Future of China-Afghanistan Ties
May 21, 2014
Xi, Karzai Discuss the Future of China-Afghanistan Ties
Post-2014 Afghanistan is the x-factor in regional security. Beijing looks to work with Kabul to ensure stability.
Xi, Karzai Discuss the Future of China-Afghanistan Ties
Post-Election Afghanistan to Repeat History?
May 18, 2014
Post-Election Afghanistan to Repeat History?
Given history and political realities, coalition building could play a major role in Afghanistan in the coming months.
Post-Election Afghanistan to Repeat History?
Afghan Election Runoff: Calling Obama and Karzai
May 04, 2014
Afghan Election Runoff: Calling Obama and Karzai
The runoff faces security and political risks. The two rivals should cooperate in avoiding them.
Afghan Election Runoff: Calling Obama and Karzai
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