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The Road to Peace Goes Through Kabul
March 14, 2017
The Road to Peace Goes Through Kabul
The peace process in Afghanistan must be Afghan-led and Afghan-owned.
The Road to Peace Goes Through Kabul
Finding a Future for Afghanistan
December 09, 2016
Finding a Future for Afghanistan
The range of tenable outcomes in Afghanistan is becoming limited.
Finding a Future for Afghanistan
Power Struggle Continues Inside Afghan Government
November 29, 2016
Power Struggle Continues Inside Afghan Government
With all this politicking, it’s easy to see why Afghans and Afghanistan’s allies alike are frustrated and confused.
Power Struggle Continues Inside Afghan Government
President Trump and the War in Afghanistan: What You Need to Know
November 21, 2016
President Trump and the War in Afghanistan: What You Need to Know
A situation report on the current terrain.
President Trump and the War in Afghanistan: What You Need to Know
Afghan Parliament Goes on a Firing Spree
November 15, 2016
Afghan Parliament Goes on a Firing Spree
A government with legitimacy crisis, a parliament with a grudge, and headless ministries are a recipe for disaster.
Afghan Parliament Goes on a Firing Spree
What Is Going Wrong With Afghanistan’s National Unity Government?
September 29, 2016
What Is Going Wrong With Afghanistan’s National Unity Government?
The "unity" government is anything but united.
What Is Going Wrong With Afghanistan’s National Unity Government?
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
Afghanistan: What Is Abdullah’s Problem?
August 26, 2016
Afghanistan: What Is Abdullah’s Problem?
The discord between the country’s two top leaders could have grave consequences.
Afghanistan: What Is Abdullah’s Problem?
19 Months Later, Afghan Government Lacks Core Ministerial Leadership
May 06, 2016
19 Months Later, Afghan Government Lacks Core Ministerial Leadership
Despite promising to offer up new nominees for Afghanistan's top security jobs, President Ashraf Ghani is simply shuffling the deck.
19 Months Later, Afghan Government Lacks Core Ministerial Leadership
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’s Successes and Failures in 2015
January 04, 2016
Afghanistan’s Successes and Failures in 2015
2015 saw Afghanistan face several challenges, but the National Unity Government saw modest success as well.
Afghanistan’s Successes and Failures in 2015
Interview: Bette Dam
October 23, 2014
Interview: Bette Dam
What are the prospects for the new national unity government in Afghanistan?
Interview: Bette Dam
Prepare For Change in How Afghanistan Is Run
September 22, 2014
Prepare For Change in How Afghanistan Is Run
Ashraf Ghani will succeed Hamid Karzai as the 13th president of Afghanistan.
Prepare For Change in How Afghanistan Is Run
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