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Investing in Afghanistan, 14 Years Later
October 23, 2015
Investing in Afghanistan, 14 Years Later
Contractors and civilian personnel are providing critical support to Afghanistan.
Investing in Afghanistan, 14 Years Later
Afghanistan: Fragile But Moving Forward
October 19, 2015
Afghanistan: Fragile But Moving Forward
Despite persistent challenges, there are reasons for cautious optimism.
Afghanistan: Fragile But Moving Forward
Afghanistan Struggles to Contain the Taliban
October 05, 2015
Afghanistan Struggles to Contain the Taliban
The fall of Kunduz last week underscores the difficulties the Afghan National Army is having on its own.
Afghanistan Struggles to Contain the Taliban
Afghanistan’s Peace Process: A Long Road Ahead
July 20, 2015
Afghanistan’s Peace Process: A Long Road Ahead
The start of talks is a positive step, but much could still go wrong.
Afghanistan’s Peace Process: A Long Road Ahead
Afghanistan-Pakistan: A False Spring?
July 01, 2015
Afghanistan-Pakistan: A False Spring?
The Diplomat talks to Michael Kugelman, senior program associate for South Asia at the Woodrow Wilson Center, to find out.
Afghanistan-Pakistan: A False Spring?
The Mirage of Afghanistan-Pakistan Rapprochement
June 30, 2015
The Mirage of Afghanistan-Pakistan Rapprochement
Despite hopeful signs over the last few months, Kabul and Islamabad face a long, hard road to reconciliation.
The Mirage of Afghanistan-Pakistan Rapprochement
Islamic State and Jihadi Realignments in Khorasan
May 08, 2015
Islamic State and Jihadi Realignments in Khorasan
The delicate yet volatile balance of jihadi movements and insurgents within Afghanistan may be about to shift.
Islamic State and Jihadi Realignments in Khorasan
Shades of Gray in Afghanistan
April 08, 2015
Shades of Gray in Afghanistan
A former U.S. brigade commander recounts his experience dealing with a recently assassinated Afghan warlord.
Shades of Gray in Afghanistan
Cricket in Afghanistan
February 18, 2015
Cricket in Afghanistan
Since 2001, the sport has taken off in Afghanistan, which is enjoying some impressive success.
Cricket in Afghanistan
The Narco-State of Afghanistan
February 12, 2015
The Narco-State of Afghanistan
Deconstructing the nexus between drug trafficking and national security.
The Narco-State of Afghanistan
Afghanistan at the Crossroads
January 28, 2015
Afghanistan at the Crossroads
Economically dependent on the foreign presence, Afghanistan will need to work hard to succeed on its own.
Afghanistan at the Crossroads
Afghanistan: Destination Uncertain
January 27, 2015
Afghanistan: Destination Uncertain
The transition is complete, but Afghanistan’s future looks uncertain to say the least.
Afghanistan: Destination Uncertain
Afghans Ponder the End of ISAF
January 20, 2015
Afghans Ponder the End of ISAF
Afghan views on the end of the international combat missions in the Hindu Kush.
Afghans Ponder the End of ISAF
What Now for Afghanistan?
January 11, 2015
What Now for Afghanistan?
With the end of the war, the country faces an uncertain future.
What Now for Afghanistan?
Fixing America’s Aid to Afghanistan and Pakistan
December 23, 2014
Fixing America’s Aid to Afghanistan and Pakistan
The US needs a more strategic approach in providing assistance to the two troubled countries.
Fixing America’s Aid to Afghanistan and Pakistan
The Search for a Missing Peace in Islamabad
November 21, 2014
The Search for a Missing Peace in Islamabad
Afghanistan and Pakistan’s past may have to be ignored if they are to have a future.
The Search for a Missing Peace in Islamabad
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