August 09, 2019
Managing the AfPak Challenge in US-India Relations
By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
Both sides need to carefully manage this issue to avoid damaging the wider relationship.
April 09, 2019
US, Afghan Casualties Continue to Climb Even Amid Peace Talks
By Rahim Faiez
Since Monday, 3 American soldiers and 20 Afghan troops have been killed in Taliban attacks.
March 07, 2019
Afghan Official: Suicide Blast Near Jalalabad Kills 17
By Rahim Faiez
U.S. forces assisted Afghan troops in quelling the attack on a construction company in Nangarhar province.
December 04, 2018
An Indian Perspective on Afghan Security
By Samuel Ramani
An interview with Brig. Gen. (retd) Venkataraman Mahalingam.
October 19, 2018
Peace, Blood, and Hope: Women in Afghanistan’s Election
By Michelle Tolson
Amid a deady campaign season, women candidates are fighting for political participation.
August 14, 2018
The Trump Administration's Terrible Idea for Afghanistan's Security Forces
By Ghulam Farooq Mujaddidi
The Trump administration wants Afghan security forces to withdraw from parts of the country. That is a very bad idea.
July 07, 2018
Afghanistan: Technocrats vs. Warlords
By Ahmad Shah Katawazai
At a critical moment for peace talks with the Taliban, warlords and strongmen pose a challenge to the central government.
June 20, 2018
Is China Bringing Peace to Afghanistan?
By Sudha Ramachandran
China’s role in Afghanistan is undoubtedly growing. What does that mean for the peace process?
June 13, 2018
How the US Is Indirectly Arming the Taliban
By Austin Bodetti
Much of the Taliban’s armory comes from American equipment given to the Afghan military and police.
June 12, 2018
The Taliban Made War. Are They Showing They Can Make Peace?
By Ahmad Shuja Jamal
The Taliban's announced ceasefire represents a tentative move toward peace. Will it hold?
June 06, 2018
The Future of Special Economic Zones in Afghanistan
By Farmanullah Bismil
How does the Trump administration’s new South Asia Strategy change the plan for establishing SEZs in Afghanistan?
May 14, 2018
The Afghan Peace Process: An FAQ
By M. Ashraf Haidari
M. Ashraf Haidari explores the challenges and opportunities facing the peace process.