February 26, 2021
Even as Peace Talks Resume, Killing Soars in Afghanistan
By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
After a month-long hiatus, the Taliban and Afghan government are talking again. Will it make a difference for Afghans?
February 02, 2021
US Watchdog: Taliban Attacks Increased in Afghan Capital
By Associated Press
The report came as the Biden administration announced plans to reassess the peace agreement between the U.S. and the Taliban.
February 01, 2021
The US-Taliban Deal: A Year Later
By Franz J. Marty
The U.S.-Taliban “Agreement for Bringing Peace to Afghanistan” has so far yielded few concrete results and bloody fighting and attacks are continuing across the country.
February 29, 2020
A Decentralized Government Is Not the Answer to Afghanistan’s Problems
By Ajmal Burhanzoi
In Afghanistan's case, devolving power to local institutions will only encourage further jihadism designed to wring concessions from the state.
June 19, 2015
Global Peace Index: South China Sea a 'Potential Area For Conflict'
By Franz-Stefan Gady
A new report highlights an increasing division between the most and least peaceful nations - including in Asia.
January 06, 2015
2014 Deadliest Year for Afghan Civilians
By Ankit Panda
2014 was the deadliest year for Afghan civilians since 2002.