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What the Apparent Collapse of Afghan Peace Talks Means for Pakistan
September 10, 2019
What the Apparent Collapse of Afghan Peace Talks Means for Pakistan
How will Islamabad adapt to Trump’s latest sudden move?
What the Apparent Collapse of Afghan Peace Talks Means for Pakistan
Trump Announces Cancellation of Secret Camp David Summit With Taliban After Kabul Attack
September 08, 2019
Trump Announces Cancellation of Secret Camp David Summit With Taliban After Kabul Attack
The surprise announcement came on Saturday night.
Trump Announces Cancellation of Secret Camp David Summit With Taliban After Kabul Attack
US Withdrawal From Afghanistan: Close to a Deal?
September 07, 2019
US Withdrawal From Afghanistan: Close to a Deal?
What lies ahead for Afghanistan?
US Withdrawal From Afghanistan: Close to a Deal?
For Peace in Afghanistan, the Economy Is Key
September 05, 2019
For Peace in Afghanistan, the Economy Is Key
Before and after any peace agreement, a healthy Afghan economy is essential.
For Peace in Afghanistan, the Economy Is Key
IS-K Can’t Scuttle the Afghan Peace Process
September 04, 2019
IS-K Can’t Scuttle the Afghan Peace Process
There are many possible bumps on the road to peace in Afghanistan, but IS-K isn’t a top concern.
IS-K Can’t Scuttle the Afghan Peace Process
Shattering Taliban Attack in Kabul Even as US Deal Nears
September 04, 2019
Shattering Taliban Attack in Kabul Even as US Deal Nears
The Taliban continue to kill Afghan civilians in attacks they say are meant for foreign "invaders.”
Shattering Taliban Attack in Kabul Even as US Deal Nears
Trump: US to Keep 8,600 Troops in Afghanistan After Deal With Taliban
August 30, 2019
Trump: US to Keep 8,600 Troops in Afghanistan After Deal With Taliban
The count would put U.S. force levels at 200 over where they were when Obama left office.
Trump: US to Keep 8,600 Troops in Afghanistan After Deal With Taliban
Young Afghan Women Barely Remember Taliban But Fear a Return
August 29, 2019
Young Afghan Women Barely Remember Taliban But Fear a Return
Worried about losing what they’ve gained, Afghanistan’s young women demand a voice in the country’s future.
Young Afghan Women Barely Remember Taliban But Fear a Return
Balochistan’s Role in the Afghanistan Quagmire
August 27, 2019
Balochistan’s Role in the Afghanistan Quagmire
How the Pakistani province became embroiled in the Afghan conflict.
Balochistan’s Role in the Afghanistan Quagmire
How Islamic State Infiltrated Kabul University
August 12, 2019
How Islamic State Infiltrated Kabul University
Expanding its reach, the Islamic State has aimed recruitment efforts at Afghan universities.
How Islamic State Infiltrated Kabul University
Afghanistan’s Bloody Peace Process
July 08, 2019
Afghanistan’s Bloody Peace Process
Even as officials continue to talk peace, violence has surged in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan’s Bloody Peace Process
Waigal, Afghanistan: ‘This War Will Never End Here’
June 13, 2019
Waigal, Afghanistan: ‘This War Will Never End Here’
In Afghanistan’s “Land of Light,” the Taliban-government war is as much personal blood feud as political conflict.
Waigal, Afghanistan: ‘This War Will Never End Here’
Afghanistan’s Other War
June 04, 2019
Afghanistan’s Other War
In Kabul, the war on crime is becoming just as pressing – and as endless – as the war on terror.
Afghanistan’s Other War
India in Afghanistan After the Soviet Withdrawal
May 14, 2019
India in Afghanistan After the Soviet Withdrawal
India’s tough experience in post-1989 Afghanistan could hold lessons for weathering a U.S. troop withdrawal.
India in Afghanistan After the Soviet Withdrawal
The Peculiar Presence of the Islamic State in Kunar
May 14, 2019
The Peculiar Presence of the Islamic State in Kunar
An opaque offshoot of the self-declared Islamic State in one Afghan province displaced thousands of civilians.
The Peculiar Presence of the Islamic State in Kunar
An Afghan Peace on Whose Terms?
April 23, 2019
An Afghan Peace on Whose Terms?
Peace talks are predicated on the notion that the Taliban have fundamentally changed. They haven't.
An Afghan Peace on Whose Terms?
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