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EU, Other Donors Step up With Funds to Help Afghanistan
November 25, 2020

EU, Other Donors Step up With Funds to Help Afghanistan

By Associated Press
The final tally could amount to over $12 billion over four years, a drop from the $15 billion pledged back in 2016.

Afghanistan: A Test for the Global Commitment to Women, Peace, and Security
November 25, 2020

Afghanistan: A Test for the Global Commitment to Women, Peace, and Security

By Natalie Gonnella-Platts and Farhat Popal 
Any political settlement that doesn’t guarantee women’s rights and opportunities has failed before it has begun.
Afghanistan’s Progress Was Made Possible With International Support
November 23, 2020

Afghanistan’s Progress Was Made Possible With International Support

By Sediq Seddiqi
It is vital that aid resources remain sufficient over the coming years to sustain these gains.

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Khan on ‘Historic’ First Visit to Afghanistan
November 20, 2020

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Khan on ‘Historic’ First Visit to Afghanistan

By Associated Press
The uneasy neighbors are trying to turn the corner from a relationship marked by suspicion and downright hostility toward a partnership for peace in the region.

Report Finds Australian Troops Unlawfully Killed 39 Afghans
November 19, 2020

Report Finds Australian Troops Unlawfully Killed 39 Afghans

By Associated Press
The alleged killings were driven by "a self-centered, warrior culture" within Australia's elite Special Air Service.

The World Must Step Up to Save Afghanistan’s Children
November 18, 2020

The World Must Step Up to Save Afghanistan’s Children

By Chris Nyamandi
The world must commit to supporting Afghan children living amid continued conflict and violence.

How the Trump Administration Set Afghanistan Up to Fail
November 18, 2020

How the Trump Administration Set Afghanistan Up to Fail

By Sohrab Azad
The Trump administration has left Biden few options in Afghanistan, and the Taliban aren’t going anywhere.
UN Official Warns of Humanitarian Disaster If Afghan Talks Fail
November 18, 2020

UN Official Warns of Humanitarian Disaster If Afghan Talks Fail

By Associated Press
"If this peace effort collapses then we could see a big humanitarian disaster in the country, that is for sure," said U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi.

The Taliban Don’t Care About a Free Press. Neither Does the Afghan Government
November 17, 2020

The Taliban Don’t Care About a Free Press. Neither Does the Afghan Government

By Sabera Azizi
Yama Siawash was eloquent, blunt, passionate, charismatic, and uncensored -- often a fatal combination in Afghanistan. 

Inside Afghanistan’s Education Crisis
November 17, 2020

Inside Afghanistan’s Education Crisis

By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
Even before the lengthy COVID-19 shutdown, the country's schools were weighed down by crumbling infrastructure and a misguided curriculum.

The Biden Administration Needs to Junk Trump’s Deal With the Taliban
November 13, 2020

The Biden Administration Needs to Junk Trump’s Deal With the Taliban

By Carlo J.V. Caro
A Taliban controlled by Pakistan is a threat to regional and global security.
Australia to Prosecute Troops for War Crimes in Afghanistan
November 13, 2020

Australia to Prosecute Troops for War Crimes in Afghanistan

By Associated Press
Prosecuting alleged Australian war criminals is expected to take years.

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