August 13, 2022
Under Taliban Rule, Afghanistan Will Never Have an Inclusive Government
By Fawad Poya
In practice, the political order the Taliban prefer is incapable of accommodating crucial features like universal human rights, an inclusive and representative political system, and compliance with international law.
May 26, 2020
Afghanistan Has Another Power-Sharing Deal. Can This One Last?
By Hadia Haqparast
To avoid another political crisis in Afghanistan, we need to draw lessons from the National Unity Government (NUG).
March 27, 2020
How Afghanistan Failed to Contain COVID-19
By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
A combination of political rifts, lack of testing, extremely social lifestyles, and a war-torn health care system have Afghanistan on the brink of disaster.
March 24, 2020
As Pompeo Leaves Kabul, No Word on Political Power-Sharing Deal
By Associated Press
The U.S. had said it wouldn't get involved in the political tussle, but with a fragile peace at risk Pompeo undertook an urgent visit to Afghanistan.
March 11, 2020
The Inauguration of 2 Presidents: Afghanistan’s Constitutional Crisis
By Zalmai Nishat
To solve the election stalemate and salvage peace talks with the Taliban, Afghanistan needs to rethink its all-powerful executive branch.