August 24, 2021
Centralization Is at the Core of Afghanistan’s Problems
By Mohammad Qadam Shah
Can the Taliban learn from history?
August 12, 2021
Afghanistan’s Failed Constitution
By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
The 2004 constitution is responsible for many of the problems facing Afghanistan today – including the retrenchment of the Taliban.
January 23, 2020
Ending the War Won’t Solve Afghanistan’s Governance Problem
By Gul Maqsood Sabit
Afghanistan has made progress, but without a well-functioning government at the helm all those gains risk being lost.
October 17, 2018
The Illusion of Afghanistan's Upcoming Parliamentary Elections
By Nafay Choudhury
Fixing Afghanistan’s broken electoral system requires reforms that alter its fundamental operation.
July 26, 2017
Troop Levels Aren't Afghanistan's Problem. An Increasingly Illegitimate Government Is.
By Noah Coburn
Ordinary Afghans are growing ever more pessimistic about the National Unity Government.