Afghanistan’s Milestone
April 06, 2014
Afghanistan’s Milestone
For the first time ever, one elected Afghan president is being succeeded by another as America’s strategic mission comes to an end.
Afghanistan’s Milestone
Afghanistan Elections and the Taliban Threat
April 05, 2014
Afghanistan Elections and the Taliban Threat
In the election run-up, the Taliban has increasingly set the agenda in the region with a spate of high-profile attacks.
Afghanistan Elections and the Taliban Threat
People in Afghanistan Ready to Defy the Taliban and Vote
April 04, 2014
People in Afghanistan Ready to Defy the Taliban and Vote
The Diplomat's correspondent Sanjay Kumar reports from Kabul, Afghanistan.
People in Afghanistan Ready to Defy the Taliban and Vote
4 Reasons Elections Won't Fix Afghanistan
April 03, 2014
4 Reasons Elections Won't Fix Afghanistan
Saturday’s election may be critical, but Afghanistan isn’t about to become a stable state anytime soon.
4 Reasons Elections Won't Fix Afghanistan
Pakistan President Visits Afghanistan
March 28, 2014
Pakistan President Visits Afghanistan
Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain visited Kabul for the first time since coming into office.
Pakistan President Visits Afghanistan
Taliban Ramp Up Violence Ahead of Afghan Election
March 26, 2014
Taliban Ramp Up Violence Ahead of Afghan Election
A group of Taliban gunmen and suicide bombers attacked Afghanistan's Independent Electoral Commission in Kabul.
Taliban Ramp Up Violence Ahead of Afghan Election
Yes, The Taliban Are Terrorists
March 25, 2014
Yes, The Taliban Are Terrorists
“It is time for Washington to put objective facts above political wishful thinking and recognize the Taliban as a terror organization.”
Yes, The Taliban Are Terrorists
The Geopolitics of Afghanistan's Future
March 12, 2014
The Geopolitics of Afghanistan's Future
In their third podcast, the U.S. team discusses MH370 and the geopolitics of Afghanistan following NATO's withdrawal.
The Geopolitics of Afghanistan's Future
The Dream of Peace in Afghanistan
March 11, 2014
The Dream of Peace in Afghanistan
With a new era about to begin, the international community must help Afghanistan find peace.
The Dream of Peace in Afghanistan
From Delhi to Kabul, Via Moscow
March 01, 2014
From Delhi to Kabul, Via Moscow
India may enlist Russia to provide Afghan government forces with needed weapons.
From Delhi to Kabul, Via Moscow
'Zero Option' Closer To Reality In Afghanistan?
February 27, 2014
'Zero Option' Closer To Reality In Afghanistan?
The White House has asked the Pentagon to plan for a complete pullout from Afghanistan.
'Zero Option' Closer To Reality In Afghanistan?
The Wrong Debate Over Afghanistan
February 21, 2014
The Wrong Debate Over Afghanistan
Before discussing troop levels, the Obama administration needs to figure out what U.S. Afghan policy is.
The Wrong Debate Over Afghanistan
Could Iran and India be Afghanistan’s ‘Plan B?’
February 14, 2014
Could Iran and India be Afghanistan’s ‘Plan B?’
Amidst disagreement with the U.S., Karzai seems to be looking at other post-2014 options.
Could Iran and India be Afghanistan’s ‘Plan B?’
Karzai's Taliban Backchannel: A Wild Goose Chase
February 05, 2014
Karzai's Taliban Backchannel: A Wild Goose Chase
Hamid Karzai stalled the Bilateral Security Agreement because of ongoing secret negotiations with the Taliban.
Karzai's Taliban Backchannel: A Wild Goose Chase
Afghan Presidential Campaigning Begins
February 04, 2014
Afghan Presidential Campaigning Begins
Afghanistan's eleven presidential candidates began campaigning amidst security concerns.
Afghan Presidential Campaigning Begins
Karzai Government Submits False Evidence To Substantiate US Collateral Damage
January 27, 2014
Karzai Government Submits False Evidence To Substantiate US Collateral Damage
The Afghan government presented false evidence to accuse the U.S. of unacceptable collateral damage. Why?
Karzai Government Submits False Evidence To Substantiate US Collateral Damage
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