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Kabul to Host Silk Road Mayors Forum in Defiance of Security Threats
October 07, 2017
Kabul to Host Silk Road Mayors Forum in Defiance of Security Threats
The 12th Silk Road Mayors Forum is due to open in Kabul on October 20.
Kabul to Host Silk Road Mayors Forum in Defiance of Security Threats
No Exit From Afghanistan: Major Takeaways From Trump's Big Speech on America's Longest War
August 22, 2017
No Exit From Afghanistan: Major Takeaways From Trump's Big Speech on America's Longest War
Counterterrorism is in and nation-building is out, but the United States still has no way out of Afghanistan.
No Exit From Afghanistan: Major Takeaways From Trump's Big Speech on America's Longest War
Afghanistan's Uprising for Change: Time to Shatter Ghani’s Delusion
June 27, 2017
Afghanistan's Uprising for Change: Time to Shatter Ghani’s Delusion
The National Unity Government is plagued by systemic indifference to democratic demands.
Afghanistan's Uprising for Change: Time to Shatter Ghani’s Delusion
Hezb-i-Islami and Its New Constitutional Vision
May 30, 2017
Hezb-i-Islami and Its New Constitutional Vision
Implications for the long-delayed constitutional reform in Afghanistan.
Hezb-i-Islami and Its New Constitutional Vision
Sacked Afghan Minister Symbolizes the Government's Precarious Position
April 22, 2017
Sacked Afghan Minister Symbolizes the Government's Precarious Position
The ouster of Ahmad Zia Massoud further undermines ethnic balance in the fragile National Unity Government.
Sacked Afghan Minister Symbolizes the Government's Precarious Position
The Road to Peace Goes Through Kabul
March 14, 2017
The Road to Peace Goes Through Kabul
The peace process in Afghanistan must be Afghan-led and Afghan-owned.
The Road to Peace Goes Through Kabul
Finding a Future for Afghanistan
December 09, 2016
Finding a Future for Afghanistan
The range of tenable outcomes in Afghanistan is becoming limited.
Finding a Future for Afghanistan
Power Struggle Continues Inside Afghan Government
November 29, 2016
Power Struggle Continues Inside Afghan Government
With all this politicking, it’s easy to see why Afghans and Afghanistan’s allies alike are frustrated and confused.
Power Struggle Continues Inside Afghan Government
Afghan Parliament Goes on a Firing Spree
November 15, 2016
Afghan Parliament Goes on a Firing Spree
A government with legitimacy crisis, a parliament with a grudge, and headless ministries are a recipe for disaster.
Afghan Parliament Goes on a Firing Spree
What Is Going Wrong With Afghanistan’s National Unity Government?
September 29, 2016
What Is Going Wrong With Afghanistan’s National Unity Government?
The "unity" government is anything but united.
What Is Going Wrong With Afghanistan’s National Unity Government?
The Coming Political Crisis in Afghanistan
September 23, 2016
The Coming Political Crisis in Afghanistan
The National Unity Government could split apart when its power sharing deal expires on September 30.
The Coming Political Crisis in Afghanistan
Ghani’s Deal With the Devil: Hekmatyar and Transitional Justice
September 22, 2016
Ghani’s Deal With the Devil: Hekmatyar and Transitional Justice
A long delayed, elusive agreement between the government of Afghanistan and Gulbuddin Hekmatyar has been inked.
Ghani’s Deal With the Devil: Hekmatyar and Transitional Justice
Since 9/11, Afghanistan Makes Progress Amid Violence
September 12, 2016
Since 9/11, Afghanistan Makes Progress Amid Violence
Afghanistan has made substantial progress in the past 15 years, but still needs the world's support.
Since 9/11, Afghanistan Makes Progress Amid Violence
Afghanistan: What Is Abdullah’s Problem?
August 26, 2016
Afghanistan: What Is Abdullah’s Problem?
The discord between the country’s two top leaders could have grave consequences.
Afghanistan: What Is Abdullah’s Problem?
Abdullah to Ghani: 'What Does Your Highness Spend Your Time On?'
August 12, 2016
Abdullah to Ghani: 'What Does Your Highness Spend Your Time On?'
The National Unity Government has been anything but unified.
Abdullah to Ghani: 'What Does Your Highness Spend Your Time On?'
Corruption: Can Afghanistan's Government Overcome Its National Shame?
May 14, 2016
Corruption: Can Afghanistan's Government Overcome Its National Shame?
Will the Afghanistan’s government be able to overcome in-fighting and truly tackle corruption?
Corruption: Can Afghanistan's Government Overcome Its National Shame?
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