October 13, 2016
Will the Olive Branch With Gulbuddin Hekmatyar Bring Peace in Afghanistan?
By Najibullah Noorzai & Hashim Wahdatyar
The peace deal with Gulbuddin Hekmatyar is an achievement to Ghani's credit, but will it change the Taliban's thinking?
May 27, 2016
Peace With Gulbuddin Hekmatyar: A Blessing or a Curse?
By Kambaiz Rafi
By making peace with Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, is the Afghan National Unity Government inviting future troubles?
May 24, 2016
With Mullah Mansour Out of the Picture, Is Peace Near for Afghanistan?
By Samimullah Arif
After Mullah Mansour's death, the Taliban must cut a deal with the Afghan government.
May 19, 2016
Afghanistan’s Addiction to Foreign Aid
By Mohammad Samim
Foreign aid has been counterproductive for the country. It’s time for Kabul to wean itself off.
May 18, 2016
Hezb-e-Islami Moves Closer to a Final Deal with the Afghan Government
By Catherine Putz
Kabul is optimistic and to be honest, needs a win.
May 14, 2016
Corruption: Can Afghanistan's Government Overcome Its National Shame?
By Najibullah Noorzai
Will the Afghanistan’s government be able to overcome in-fighting and truly tackle corruption?
May 11, 2016
Hezb-e-Islami's Opening Is a Major Opportunity for Ashraf Ghani and Afghanistan
By Aziz Amin Ahmadzai
Peace may remain elusive for Afghanistan, but outreach to Hezb-e-Islami will be an important stepping stone in getting there.
April 30, 2016
Afghanistan: Why Ashraf Ghani's New Strategy Won't Work
By Umair Jamal
Ashraf Ghani's new approach won't help him win Afghanistan's long struggle against the Taliban.
April 27, 2016
Afghanistan and Pakistan Return to the Blame Game After the Kabul Attacks
By Hamzah Rifaat
Afghanistan is playing the blame game with Pakistan once again. Islamabad and Kabul need to focus on the fight against terror.
February 09, 2016
Afghanistan's Abdullah Abdullah Optimistic About the Peace Process
By Sanjay Kumar
Speaking in New Delhi, Afghanistan's chief executive officer addressed a range of problems confronting the country.
January 11, 2016
Afghanistan's Promise for Regional Connectivity and Peace
By Aziz Amin Ahmadzai
Ashraf Ghani dreams of “breakfast in Delhi, lunch in Peshawar, and dinner in Kabul.”
November 24, 2015
Why Afghanistan’s Citizens Are Frustrated... And Leaving
By Theodore L. Eliot, Jr. and Karl F. Inderfurth
New public opinion data shows the governance shortcomings of Afghanistan's National Unity Government.