October 30, 2019
Where Does the Afghan Peace Process Stand After Talks Collapsed?
By Umair Jamal
Trump’s cancellation of peace talks with the Taliban makes his top envoy’s job more difficult.
October 11, 2019
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.
July 26, 2019
Ghani’s Missed Opportunity: The Hazara Enlightenment Movement
By Sayed Ziafatullah Saeedi
One of Ghani’s mistakes in office was his confrontation with the Enlightenment Movement.
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.
February 07, 2019
Arresting India's Drift on Afghanistan
By Harsh V. Pant
India has been relegated to the status of a reactive power in Afghanistan.
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?
November 22, 2018
Local Governance in Afghanistan: The Unwalked Path
By Javeed Ahwar
Statebuilding in Afghanistan has always been about building a strong center. It has failed.
October 17, 2018
Zalmay Khalilzad's Mission Impossible With the Taliban
By Harsh V Pant and Vinay Kaura
Zalmay Khalilzad has a tall task ahead of him in talking to the Taliban.
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.
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.
May 10, 2018
India's Growing Afghanistan Challenge
By Harsh V. Pant
As the security situation in Afghanistan deteriorates, what are the stakes for New Delhi?
February 27, 2018
Trump's South Asia Strategy and Afghanistan's Political Stalemate: A Way Forward
By Ata Mohammad Noor
Ashraf Ghani's authoritarian tendencies have failed the Afghan people.