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Afghanistan: A Game of Thrones
July 24, 2018
Afghanistan: A Game of Thrones
Vice President Dostum’s return to Afghanistan underlines the complexity of the battle for political influence.
Afghanistan: A Game of Thrones
Beyond Pakistan, Afghanistan’s Most Serious Problem Is Governance
February 02, 2018
Beyond Pakistan, Afghanistan’s Most Serious Problem Is Governance
It is time to seriously assess the performance of the Afghan National Unity Government.
Beyond Pakistan, Afghanistan’s Most Serious Problem Is Governance
The 5 Wars in Afghanistan
June 27, 2017
The 5 Wars in Afghanistan
U.S. policymakers are oblivious to the fact that Afghanistan is home to not one but five distinct conflicts.
The 5 Wars in Afghanistan
Afghanistan's Bloody Week Lays Bare Rifts in the 'Unity Government'
June 06, 2017
Afghanistan's Bloody Week Lays Bare Rifts in the 'Unity Government'
Ethnic tensions are reaching a boil after three deadly incidents.
Afghanistan's Bloody Week Lays Bare Rifts in the 'Unity Government'
What Gulbuddin Hekmatyar's Return Means for Afghanistan
May 03, 2017
What Gulbuddin Hekmatyar's Return Means for Afghanistan
The Hezb-i-Islami leader's return threatens to further upset Afghanistan's already precarious ethnic balance.
What Gulbuddin Hekmatyar's Return Means for Afghanistan
Sacked Afghan Minister Symbolizes the Government's Precarious Position
April 22, 2017
Sacked Afghan Minister Symbolizes the Government's Precarious Position
The ouster of Ahmad Zia Massoud further undermines ethnic balance in the fragile National Unity Government.
Sacked Afghan Minister Symbolizes the Government's Precarious Position
TUTAP Power Project Reopens Old Wounds in Afghanistan
August 04, 2016
TUTAP Power Project Reopens Old Wounds in Afghanistan
The Hazara minority accuses the government of discrimination in changing the planned route.
TUTAP Power Project Reopens Old Wounds in Afghanistan
How Will Kabul Welcome Gulbuddin Hekmatyar?
June 13, 2016
How Will Kabul Welcome Gulbuddin Hekmatyar?
After a peace deal, can Afghanistan's capital truly accept the brutal leader of Hezb-e-Islami?
How Will Kabul Welcome Gulbuddin Hekmatyar?
The Sparring Strongmen of Northern Afghanistan
March 31, 2016
The Sparring Strongmen of Northern Afghanistan
Ethnic conflict has the potential to derail the country’s fragile progress.
The Sparring Strongmen of Northern Afghanistan
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