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Is the Afghan Taliban's Leadership Finally Coalescing Once Again?
April 13, 2016
Is the Afghan Taliban's Leadership Finally Coalescing Once Again?
Several leaders of the Islamic State's Afghanistan operation have returned to the Taliban.
Is the Afghan Taliban's Leadership Finally Coalescing Once Again?
Gulbuddin Hekmatyar Drops Major Precondition to Peace Talks in Afghanistan
April 07, 2016
Gulbuddin Hekmatyar Drops Major Precondition to Peace Talks in Afghanistan
The infamous warlord has reportedly revised his demand of full foreign withdrawal before coming to the table.
Gulbuddin Hekmatyar Drops Major Precondition to Peace Talks in Afghanistan
Afghan Peace Talks: Road to Nowhere
April 06, 2016
Afghan Peace Talks: Road to Nowhere
As security in Afghanistan deteriorates, the GCQ continues to struggle to make progress.
Afghan Peace Talks: Road to Nowhere
From Russia with Bullets: Moscow Gifts Kabul 10,000 AK-47s
February 24, 2016
From Russia with Bullets: Moscow Gifts Kabul 10,000 AK-47s
Russia gives Afghanistan 10,000 assault rifles, but abstains from joining American efforts at peace talks.
From Russia with Bullets: Moscow Gifts Kabul 10,000 AK-47s
Afghanistan to Start Peace Talks With Taliban By the End of February
February 08, 2016
Afghanistan to Start Peace Talks With Taliban By the End of February
Representatives from four countries expect peace talks with the Taliban to begin by the end of this month.
Afghanistan to Start Peace Talks With Taliban By the End of February
Interview: Noah Tucker
January 29, 2016
Interview: Noah Tucker
“The ‘growing threat’ from Afghanistan is vastly overstated.”
Interview: Noah Tucker
China Joins Afghanistan, Pakistan, and US for Talks on Afghan Peace Process
January 12, 2016
China Joins Afghanistan, Pakistan, and US for Talks on Afghan Peace Process
A four-nation meeting on Monday discussed the possibility of a return to talks with the Afghan Taliban.
China Joins Afghanistan, Pakistan, and US for Talks on Afghan Peace Process
Interview: Zubair Massoud
August 17, 2015
Interview: Zubair Massoud
The nephew of the legendary mujahideen fighter Ahmad Shah Massoud on his family's legacy and Afghan politics today.
Interview: Zubair Massoud
Afghanistan’s Peace Process: A Long Road Ahead
July 20, 2015
Afghanistan’s Peace Process: A Long Road Ahead
The start of talks is a positive step, but much could still go wrong.
Afghanistan’s Peace Process: A Long Road Ahead
Attack on Afghanistan’s Parliament
June 26, 2015
Attack on Afghanistan’s Parliament
An audacious attack shows the need for a commitment to political reform as well as troops.
Attack on Afghanistan’s Parliament
Afghanistan’s Illusion of a New Pakistan
June 01, 2015
Afghanistan’s Illusion of a New Pakistan
The recent outreach has been laudable, but the ingredients for real change are missing.
Afghanistan’s Illusion of a New Pakistan
Afghanistan’s Complex Peace Calculus
November 10, 2014
Afghanistan’s Complex Peace Calculus
A host of factors – and actors – need to be considered as Afghanistan starts down the road to peace.
Afghanistan’s Complex Peace Calculus
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