Is Democracy Dying in Afghanistan?
By Jumakhan Rahyab
The recent presidential election, coupled with a long list of government failures, is a serious alarm heralding the death of democracy in Afghanistan.
Arresting India’s Drift on Afghanistan
By Harsh V. Pant
India has been relegated to the status of a reactive power in Afghanistan.
Why the Afghan Taliban Are Ready to Talk
By Umair Jamal
The Taliban has many reasons to seek talks with Afghanistan’s neighbors.
Afghanistan Sets Election Date (or Maybe Not)
By Catherine Putz
The long-overdue parliamentary elections are set for October, according to the Independent Electoral Commission.
How Afghanistan Pulled Back From the Brink
By Marvin G. Weinbaum
A new compromise gives Afghanistan the political chance it’s been lacking. Still, implementation will not be easy.
Afghans Protest Fraudulent Election Practices
By Ankit Panda
Abdullah Abdullah's supporters have taken to the streets to protest allegations of fraud and ballot-stuffing.
It Just Got Worse in Afghanistan
Hamid Karzai’s decision to postpone the inauguration of the new parliament deepens what was already a political crisis, argues Robert Dreyfuss.