June 03, 2022
Taliban Faces Threat From Islamic State, New Resistance
By Edith M. Lederer
A new U.N. report says that with the onset of better weather, violence in Afghanistan could increase as anti-Taliban groups escalate operations.
May 11, 2022
As the World Looks Away, Violence Is on the Rise Again in Afghanistan
By Habib Khan Totakhil and Justine Fleischner
New data on violent trends in Afghanistan shows a marked shift in terrorism and violence toward women, journalists, and educators under Taliban rule.
October 05, 2021
Rights Group: Taliban Unlawfully Killed 13 Ethnic Hazaras
By Dave Bryan and Samya Kullab
Eleven of the victims were members of the Afghan national security forces and two were civilians, among them a 17-year-old girl.
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.
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