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Iran, India, and a New Way Forward for Afghanistan
November 30, 2018
Iran, India, and a New Way Forward for Afghanistan
A new strategy for Afghanistan begins in Iran and needs India’s help.
Iran, India, and a New Way Forward for Afghanistan
Afghanistan Declared a Top Improver in 2019 Doing Business Ranking
November 07, 2018
Afghanistan Declared a Top Improver in 2019 Doing Business Ranking
Climbing 16 places, the World Bank names Afghanistan as a top improver in its latest Doing Business report.
Afghanistan Declared a Top Improver in 2019 Doing Business Ranking
Afghanistan’s Minerals: A Looted Economic Hope for Stability
October 05, 2018
Afghanistan’s Minerals: A Looted Economic Hope for Stability
Instead of being looted, Afghanistan’s resources should be strategically exploited for the country's benefit.
Afghanistan’s Minerals: A Looted Economic Hope for Stability
How Economic Growth Can Help Defeat Terrorism in Afghanistan
April 16, 2018
How Economic Growth Can Help Defeat Terrorism in Afghanistan
The campaign for Afghanistan's economy must stand on equal footing with the counterterrorism campaign.
How Economic Growth Can Help Defeat Terrorism in Afghanistan
Why Pakistan Is TAPI's Biggest Hurdle
April 07, 2018
Why Pakistan Is TAPI's Biggest Hurdle
The pipeline would bring substantial benefits to all 4 member countries. For Pakistan, that's exactly the problem.
Why Pakistan Is TAPI's Biggest Hurdle
Can Afghanistan Return to Its Pre-2014 Boom Time?
March 28, 2018
Can Afghanistan Return to Its Pre-2014 Boom Time?
The Afghan government will struggle to jump-start economic growth while political uncertainty is perhaps at its height.
Can Afghanistan Return to Its Pre-2014 Boom Time?
A Peaceful Afghanistan Key to Regional Connectivity in South and Central Asia
January 26, 2018
A Peaceful Afghanistan Key to Regional Connectivity in South and Central Asia
Afghanistan's security and prosperity depends on its neighbors, and vice versa.
A Peaceful Afghanistan Key to Regional Connectivity in South and Central Asia
What Living in Kabul Is Really Like
January 02, 2018
What Living in Kabul Is Really Like
Afghanistan's capital is not even half as dangerous as everyone thinks.
What Living in Kabul Is Really Like
Afghanistan in 2017: Achievements and Challenges
December 28, 2017
Afghanistan in 2017: Achievements and Challenges
Afghanistan remains a work in progress.
Afghanistan in 2017: Achievements and Challenges
Will Afghanistan's Minerals Shape Trump's Policy Toward the Region?
July 27, 2017
Will Afghanistan's Minerals Shape Trump's Policy Toward the Region?
Afghanistan's mineral wealth could help kickstart the economy, but beware of the resource curse.
Will Afghanistan's Minerals Shape Trump's Policy Toward the Region?
Can Afghanistan's Economy Rebound in 2017?
January 25, 2017
Can Afghanistan's Economy Rebound in 2017?
There's no reason to think 2017 will be any better for Afghanistan than 2016.
Can Afghanistan's Economy Rebound in 2017?
Farmers Without Markets: Afghanistan's Struggle Toward an Agricultural Economy
December 30, 2016
Farmers Without Markets: Afghanistan's Struggle Toward an Agricultural Economy
Instability and a lack of connectivity combine to keep Afghanistan's farmers from prospering.
Farmers Without Markets: Afghanistan's Struggle Toward an Agricultural Economy
Afghanistan and Ashraf Ghani's New Internationalism
September 14, 2016
Afghanistan and Ashraf Ghani's New Internationalism
'Clowns to the left of me, Jokers to the Right.'
Afghanistan and Ashraf Ghani's New Internationalism
Since 9/11, Afghanistan Makes Progress Amid Violence
September 12, 2016
Since 9/11, Afghanistan Makes Progress Amid Violence
Afghanistan has made substantial progress in the past 15 years, but still needs the world's support.
Since 9/11, Afghanistan Makes Progress Amid Violence
The Economic Toll of Afghanistan's Refugee Crisis
August 26, 2016
The Economic Toll of Afghanistan's Refugee Crisis
A staggering number of migrants and IDPs negatively impact the macroeconomy of Afghanistan.
The Economic Toll of Afghanistan's Refugee Crisis
Will Afghanistan’s Lone Fighter Succeed?
July 21, 2016
Will Afghanistan’s Lone Fighter Succeed?
Can Afghan President Ashraf Ghani succeed in his ambitious vision for remaking the country?
Will Afghanistan’s Lone Fighter Succeed?
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