January 12, 2023
Official: Explosion Near Foreign Ministry in Kabul Kills 5
By Associated Press
No group has claimed responsibility for the attack yet but it is believed to be the work of the Islamic State Khorasan Province.
December 01, 2022
Inheriting the Storm: Beijing’s Difficult New Relationship with Kabul
By Raffaello Pantucci
Far from inheriting an opportunity, China finds itself encumbered with an ever-expanding roster of problems in Afghanistan, which it is showing little interest in trying to resolve or own.
August 06, 2022
Taliban-Ruled Afghanistan Takes New Steps Toward Regional Integration
By Samaya Anjum
The recent Tashkent Conference on Afghanistan marked a crucial step in bringing the Taliban regime back into dialogue with its neighbors – even without formal recognition.
August 01, 2022
Justine Fleischner on the State of Afghanistan After 1 Year of Taliban Rule
By Catherine Putz
A year after the Taliban retook Afghanistan, economic collapse, human rights abuses, and terrorist threats loom large.
July 29, 2022
Do the Taliban Have Transnational Ambitions?
By Maryam Baryalay and Abdul Mateen Imran
The Taliban’s Arabic-language manifesto provides a blueprint for establishing an Islamic Emirate that could be applied outside Afghanistan.
July 04, 2022
Afghan Clerics’ Assembly Urges Recognition of Taliban Government
By Rahim Faiez
The gathering of Taliban officials and supporters warned Afghans against "any kind of cooperation" with the ISKP, the Islamic State’s Afghan affiliate.