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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?
Afghanistan’s Role in the Central Asia-South Asia Energy Projects
July 12, 2016
Afghanistan’s Role in the Central Asia-South Asia Energy Projects
A bevy of energy projects linking Central and South Asia could provide much-needed stability for Afghanistan.
Afghanistan’s Role in the Central Asia-South Asia Energy Projects
Invest in Afghanistan, the Gateway to Silk Roads
June 27, 2016
Invest in Afghanistan, the Gateway to Silk Roads
Afghanistan hopes to attract regional investment to capitalize on its untapped potential.
Invest in Afghanistan, the Gateway to Silk Roads
Afghanistan’s Forgotten Humanitarian Crisis
June 09, 2016
Afghanistan’s Forgotten Humanitarian Crisis
How to overcome the legacy of four decades of suffering?
Afghanistan’s Forgotten Humanitarian Crisis
Afghanistan’s Addiction to Foreign Aid
May 19, 2016
Afghanistan’s Addiction to Foreign Aid
Foreign aid has been counterproductive for the country. It’s time for Kabul to wean itself off.
Afghanistan’s Addiction to Foreign Aid
Where Does Afghanistan Fit in China’s Belt and Road?
May 03, 2016
Where Does Afghanistan Fit in China’s Belt and Road?
Afghanistan can be a hub for the OBOR project, but Kabul needs to capitalize on the potential benefits.
Where Does Afghanistan Fit in China’s Belt and Road?
Afghanistan Sets Election Date (or Maybe Not)
January 20, 2016
Afghanistan Sets Election Date (or Maybe Not)
The long-overdue parliamentary elections are set for October, according to the Independent Electoral Commission.
Afghanistan Sets Election Date (or Maybe Not)
Afghanistan in 2016: Ashraf Ghani's Case for Cautious Optimism
January 05, 2016
Afghanistan in 2016: Ashraf Ghani's Case for Cautious Optimism
There is an astounding optimism within the Afghan leadership. Is it justified?
Afghanistan in 2016: Ashraf Ghani's Case for Cautious Optimism
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