October 06, 2021
Lessons From Afghanistan’s History: How Not to Fix a Failed State
By Haroun Rahimi
Only a government that has legitimacy in the eyes of most Afghans will be able to govern a unified and peaceful Afghanistan.
August 24, 2021
Centralization Is at the Core of Afghanistan’s Problems
By Mohammad Qadam Shah
Can the Taliban learn from history?
March 05, 2020
Enduring Peace Requires Reforms to Afghan Governance
By Ian J.Lynch
Afghanistan needs both a central government with a monopoly over the use of force and reforms which factor in the self-governance capabilities already found at the local level.
April 09, 2017
Fighting Kleptocrats in Afghanistan: The Case for Unexplained Wealth Orders
By Sayed Mushtaq Sadat
Unexplained wealth orders can be a positive start in the fight against corruption.