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Rights Group: Taliban Unlawfully Killed 13 Ethnic Hazaras
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.

Even as Peace Talks Resume, Killing Soars in Afghanistan
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?
US Watchdog: Taliban Attacks Increased in Afghan Capital
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.

The US-Taliban Deal: A Year Later
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.

A Decentralized Government Is Not the Answer to Afghanistan’s Problems
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.

Global Peace Index: South China Sea a 'Potential Area For Conflict'
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.

2014 Deadliest Year for Afghan Civilians
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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