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The US Exit: Views From Afghanistan’s Civil Society
April 17, 2021

The US Exit: Views From Afghanistan’s Civil Society

By Ritu Mahendru and Inshah Malik
With Biden’s announced timeline for full U.S. withdrawal, there’s a looming question of failed promises in Afghanistan.

Former President Karzai Says US Plan a Catalyst for Afghan Peace
March 12, 2021

Former President Karzai Says US Plan a Catalyst for Afghan Peace

By Associated Press
Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai says a proposed peace deal put out by the U.S. offers the best chance forward beyond the stalled talks.
Even as Peace Talks Resume, Killing Soars in Afghanistan
February 26, 2021

Even as Peace Talks Resume, Killing Soars in Afghanistan

By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
After a month-long hiatus, the Taliban and Afghan government are talking again. Will it make a difference for Afghans?

US Watchdog: Taliban Attacks Increased in Afghan Capital
February 02, 2021

US Watchdog: Taliban Attacks Increased in Afghan Capital

By Associated Press
The report came as the Biden administration announced plans to reassess the peace agreement between the U.S. and the Taliban.

The US-Taliban Deal: A Year Later
February 01, 2021

The US-Taliban Deal: A Year Later

By Franz J. Marty
The U.S.-Taliban “Agreement for Bringing Peace to Afghanistan” has so far yielded few concrete results and bloody fighting and attacks are continuing across the country.

An ‘Orchard of Bad Apples’ Weighs on New Afghan Peace Talks
January 06, 2021

An ‘Orchard of Bad Apples’ Weighs on New Afghan Peace Talks

By Associated Press
Escalating violence has all sides pointing the finger at each other as negotiations between the Afghan government and the Taliban resume.

Afghanistan’s Economy – and Access to Aid – at Stake in Peace Talks
October 08, 2020

Afghanistan’s Economy – and Access to Aid – at Stake in Peace Talks

By Hanif Sufizada
Will the Taliban and the Afghan government come to terms in time to rescue the country’s fledgling economy?
China’s Stake in the Afghan Peace Process
September 22, 2020

China’s Stake in the Afghan Peace Process

By Sohrab Azad
Afghanistan is already of strategic importance to Beijing. As U.S. troops leave, China's influence will grow.

With Final Prisoner Release, Afghanistan Takes a Giant Step Toward Peace
August 11, 2020

With Final Prisoner Release, Afghanistan Takes a Giant Step Toward Peace

By Ahmad Mohibi
At long last, the Afghan government and the Taliban are ready to start their long-delayed peace talks.

Will Afghanistan’s Long-Delayed Peace Ever Arrive?
July 25, 2020

Will Afghanistan’s Long-Delayed Peace Ever Arrive?

By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
As Kabul and the Taliban continue to stall peace talks, Afghans' hopes are dying.

Critics of US-Taliban Deal Say Militants Can’t Be Trusted
July 06, 2020

Critics of US-Taliban Deal Say Militants Can’t Be Trusted

By Associated Press
Information about Russian bounties for dead Americans was included in a brief before the U.S.-Taliban deal was signed. 
A Ceasefire for Eid, Peace, and Fighting COVID-19 in Afghanistan 
May 22, 2020

A Ceasefire for Eid, Peace, and Fighting COVID-19 in Afghanistan 

By M. Ashraf Haidari
Violence has continued in Afghanistan throughout the holy month of Ramadan. 

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