September 30, 2019
With Vote Over, Afghanistan Faces Possible Political Chaos
By Associated Press
For Afghans, Saturday's vote mirrored the deeply flawed 2014 presidential polls.
September 28, 2019
Will This Be Another Afghan Election Marred by Fraud?
By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
As Afghans go to the polls, they’re battling a history of marred elections.
May 30, 2019
What Happened to the Afghan-Led, Afghan-Owned Peace Talks?
By Monish Tourangbam and Nandita Palrecha
Talks continue without Kabul; meanwhile, the Afghan government struggles with questions of legitimacy at the top.
April 10, 2019
In Afghanistan, Talking and Killing Continue in Tandem
By Catherine Putz
The next Doha meeting, which the Afghan government plans to attend, has been pushed back. Meanwhile, attacks continue.
February 05, 2019
Peace, Politics, & Afghanistan's Next President
By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
Afghanistan's presidential race heats up amid peace talks with Taliban insurgents.
January 26, 2019
Afghanistan's Presidential Race in Full Swing
By Ahmad Shah Katawazai
What's at stake as Afghanistan moves toward its next presidential election?
January 04, 2019
On the Verge of Peace, Afghanistan Needs a Carefully Managed Strategy
By Gul Maqsood Sabit
A strategy for Afghanistan must put events in proper order and move forward with caution.
November 16, 2018
A New Turn in the Taliban’s War: Hazarajat Under Siege
By Rustam Ali Seerat and Rahmatullah Batoor
The Ghani government’s negligence when it comes to non-Pashtuns is clear.
September 27, 2018
Afghan Chief Executive: US-Afghanistan Bilateral Security Agreement Here to Stay
By Ankit Panda
Despite recent rumblings, the U.S.-Afghanistan Bilateral Security Agreement isn't going anywhere.
July 24, 2018
Afghanistan: A Game of Thrones
By Ahmad Mohibi
Vice President Dostum’s return to Afghanistan underlines the complexity of the battle for political influence.
June 07, 2018
How Afghanistan's Next Elections Can Succeed
By Rafi Fazil
Afghanistan's next elections can set up the bedrock for sustainable democratic institutions in the country.
April 20, 2018
Why Elections Could Break the Afghan Peace Process or Fix It
By Noah Coburn
The planned elections could be a part of establishing peace but they pose significant risks as well.