February 27, 2019
The Other Peace Talks: Afghan Women, Millennials, and Social Media
By Michelle Tolson
The grassroots peace process is working – it just needs time, say civil society activists
December 19, 2018
Talking With the Enemy: Why India Needs to Engage the Taliban
By Pratyush Dubey
The Taliban will be a legitimate party in any eventual peace deal. Time for India to accept reality and start talking.
December 13, 2018
In Afghanistan, a Rushed Peace Will Be a Short Peace
By Mohammad Shoaib Haidary
Afghans remain divided on the possibility of peace, and strongly fearful of the Taliban.
September 01, 2018
Can Russia End the War in Afghanistan?
By Samuel Ramani
Russia has been seeking to establish a leading role in the stabilization of Afghanistan.
August 31, 2018
What’s Wrong With the US Afghanistan Strategy?
By Kashif Hussain
The U.S. strategy has faltered out of the gate, thanks to a lack of coordination at home and in the region.
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.
August 01, 2018
Terrorism in Asia: The Global Village Effect
By Neil Thompson
How extremists in Asia are feeding off each others’ unrelated conflicts.
July 24, 2018
Afghanistan: A Game of Thrones
By Ahmad Mohibi
Vice President Dostum’s return to Afghanistan underlines the complexity of the battle for political influence.
June 07, 2018
Pay Attention to Russia's South Asia Strategy
By Uzair Younus
Russia is isolating and undermining the United States in the region.
April 17, 2018
Kabul’s Overture, the Taliban’s Dilemma, and the Way Out
By Mushtaq Rahim
It’s not surprising that the Taliban have not responded to Ghani’s peace offer.
January 26, 2018
A Peaceful Afghanistan Key to Regional Connectivity in South and Central Asia
By M. Ashraf Haidari
Afghanistan's security and prosperity depends on its neighbors, and vice versa.
November 04, 2017
Afghanistan Stares Down the Barrel of the Long Defeat
By Gautham Ashok
SIGAR paints a worrying picture of the security situation in Afghanistan.