June 30, 2021
European Troops Make Low-Key Return Home From Afghanistan
By Geir Moulson
While the U.S. withdrawal makes headlines, European countries are also quietly ending their missions in Afghanistan.
January 24, 2020
Survey: Nearly Half of Afghans Want US Troops Out After Deal
By Associated Press
Afghans remain divided about whether U.S. and NATO troops should stay after a peace deal -- 46 percent say leave, 33 percent say stay.
July 10, 2019
Long Awaited Intra-Afghan Conference Brings Peace One Step Closer
By Kathy Gannon
The much-touted conference was attended by Taliban, Afghan government representatives, women, and civil society.
August 11, 2016
The Battle for Helmand: Afghanistan's Largest Province May Fall Entirely to the Taliban
By Ankit Panda
Helmand, the nexus of opium production in Afghanistan, may fall entirely into the Taliban's hands.
December 04, 2013
By Sergei DeSilva-Ranasinghe
The Diplomat’s Sergei DeSilva-Ranasinghe spoke with Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, discussing the current state of the Navy, the implications of the drawdown from Afghanistan, the Indian Ocean’s importance, and other issues
September 02, 2013
Afghan Forces Not Worried about US Departure
Afghan National Army soldiers appear confident about their ability to continue the fight post 2014.