Is China Bringing Peace to Afghanistan?
By Sudha Ramachandran
China’s role in Afghanistan is undoubtedly growing. What does that mean for the peace process?
Central Asia Opens the Door to Afghanistan
By James Durso
Central Asia is actively engaging Afghanistan on several fronts, but it will take discipline to realize those plans.
5 Strategic Priorities in Afghanistan That Donald Trump Should Consider Before the NATO Summit
By Hashim Wahdatyar
ISIS expansion and the Taliban's new regional allies; these are the urgent tasks the U.S. must address in its strategy.
Afghanistan Celebrates India’s Post-Independence Achievements
By M. Ashraf Haidari
On India's Independence Day, Afghanistan celebrates a thriving bilateral relationship.
It's Official: 8,400 US Troops Will Remain in Afghanistan Beyond 2016
By Ankit Panda
The number represents a modest decrease from current levels, but an increase over the planned 5,500.
What’s Between the Taliban and Iran?
By Niranjan Chandrashekhar Oak
What's driving Iran's outreach to the Taliban, and how deep will the connection go?
Ahmed Rashid on Afghanistan's Challenges in 2016
By Sanjay Kumar
The Diplomat speaks with long-time Taliban analyst Ahmed Rashid about the possibility for peace in Afghanistan.