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Afghan President Convenes Grand Council, Hoping for Consensus on Taliban Talks
April 30, 2019
Afghan President Convenes Grand Council, Hoping for Consensus on Taliban Talks
The Loya Jirga is supposed to forge unity in a divided Afghanistan, but it may just underline existing fissures.
Afghan President Convenes Grand Council, Hoping for Consensus on Taliban Talks
An Afghan Peace on Whose Terms?
April 23, 2019
An Afghan Peace on Whose Terms?
Peace talks are predicated on the notion that the Taliban have fundamentally changed. They haven't.
An Afghan Peace on Whose Terms?
Peace, Politics, & Afghanistan's Next President
February 05, 2019
Peace, Politics, & Afghanistan's Next President
Afghanistan's presidential race heats up amid peace talks with Taliban insurgents.
Peace, Politics, & Afghanistan's Next President
Afghanistan’s Most Powerful Person Announces Bid for April Presidential Elections
November 28, 2018
Afghanistan’s Most Powerful Person Announces Bid for April Presidential Elections
Mohammad Hanif Atmar vows to put an end to the ongoing insurgency as he announces his candidacy.  
Afghanistan’s Most Powerful Person Announces Bid for April Presidential Elections
Despite Security Threats, Afghans Went to the Polls
October 23, 2018
Despite Security Threats, Afghans Went to the Polls
Afghanistan successfully held its parliamentary elections last weekend amid security threats .
Despite Security Threats, Afghans Went to the Polls
Why Are Afghanistan’s Elections Crucial?
October 16, 2018
Why Are Afghanistan’s Elections Crucial?
How this week’s parliamentary elections will reshape Afghanistan’s political future.
Why Are Afghanistan’s Elections Crucial?
Parliamentary Elections Loom in Afghanistan
October 02, 2018
Parliamentary Elections Loom in Afghanistan
After more than three years of delays, Afghanistan's parliamentary polls are set for October 20.
Parliamentary Elections Loom in Afghanistan
Afghanistan: A Game of Thrones
July 24, 2018
Afghanistan: A Game of Thrones
Vice President Dostum’s return to Afghanistan underlines the complexity of the battle for political influence.
Afghanistan: A Game of Thrones
Can Afghanistan Return to Its Pre-2014 Boom Time?
March 28, 2018
Can Afghanistan Return to Its Pre-2014 Boom Time?
The Afghan government will struggle to jump-start economic growth while political uncertainty is perhaps at its height.
Can Afghanistan Return to Its Pre-2014 Boom Time?
Can Afghanistan Manage to Hold an Election in 2018?
December 13, 2017
Can Afghanistan Manage to Hold an Election in 2018?
All signs point to "no."
Can Afghanistan Manage to Hold an Election in 2018?
Afghan Parliamentary Elections: Huffing and Puffing, But Missing the Bigger Picture
November 28, 2017
Afghan Parliamentary Elections: Huffing and Puffing, But Missing the Bigger Picture
The current focus on the shortcomings of the IEC risks overshadowing the bigger problems of electoral representation.
Afghan Parliamentary Elections: Huffing and Puffing, But Missing the Bigger Picture
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