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Iran, India, and a New Way Forward for Afghanistan
November 30, 2018
Iran, India, and a New Way Forward for Afghanistan
A new strategy for Afghanistan begins in Iran and needs India’s help.
Iran, India, and a New Way Forward for Afghanistan
India’s Development Aid to Afghanistan: Does Afghanistan Need What India Gives?
November 24, 2018
India’s Development Aid to Afghanistan: Does Afghanistan Need What India Gives?
Indian aid to Afghanistan is well-received, but how deeply has New Delhi analyzed its programs and their impact?
India’s Development Aid to Afghanistan: Does Afghanistan Need What India Gives?
Local Governance in Afghanistan: The Unwalked Path
November 22, 2018
Local Governance in Afghanistan: The Unwalked Path
Statebuilding in Afghanistan has always been about building a strong center. It has failed.
Local Governance in Afghanistan: The Unwalked Path
Afghan Mineral Wealth: A Double-Edged Sword
November 16, 2018
Afghan Mineral Wealth: A Double-Edged Sword
Much of Afghanistan's hope hangs on its natural resources, but only if they can be exploited in a way that benefits Afghans.
Afghan Mineral Wealth: A Double-Edged Sword
A New Turn in the Taliban’s War: Hazarajat Under Siege
November 16, 2018
A New Turn in the Taliban’s War: Hazarajat Under Siege
The Ghani government’s negligence when it comes to non-Pashtuns is clear.
A New Turn in the Taliban’s War: Hazarajat Under Siege
Ghani: Afghan Police, Army Death Toll Since 2015 at More Than 28,500
November 16, 2018
Ghani: Afghan Police, Army Death Toll Since 2015 at More Than 28,500
The high toll raises questions about the sustainability of government forces in Afghanistan.
Ghani: Afghan Police, Army Death Toll Since 2015 at More Than 28,500
Managed Instability: Iran, the Taliban, and Afghanistan
November 14, 2018
Managed Instability: Iran, the Taliban, and Afghanistan
Iran’s support for the Taliban is an effective way of retaliating against the United States, but there’s more to it.
Managed Instability: Iran, the Taliban, and Afghanistan
The Afghanistan Conundrum: Russia’s Peace Plays and India’s Room for Maneuver
November 12, 2018
The Afghanistan Conundrum: Russia’s Peace Plays and India’s Room for Maneuver
Realities are changing in Afghanistan, and New Delhi must be nimble.
The Afghanistan Conundrum: Russia’s Peace Plays and India’s Room for Maneuver
Afghanistan Declared a Top Improver in 2019 Doing Business Ranking
November 07, 2018
Afghanistan Declared a Top Improver in 2019 Doing Business Ranking
Climbing 16 places, the World Bank names Afghanistan as a top improver in its latest Doing Business report.
Afghanistan Declared a Top Improver in 2019 Doing Business Ranking
Can Russia Help Bring Peace to Afghanistan?
November 02, 2018
Can Russia Help Bring Peace to Afghanistan?
Russia’s reconciliation efforts should align with Afghanistan’s needs.
Can Russia Help Bring Peace to Afghanistan?
SIGAR's Advice on Afghanistan Advisers: Please Track and Train
November 02, 2018
SIGAR's Advice on Afghanistan Advisers: Please Track and Train
The Pentagon doesn't know how well its advisors are advising in part because it keeps moving the goalposts.
SIGAR's Advice on Afghanistan Advisers: Please Track and Train
Why Does Pakistan’s Release of a Key Taliban Leader Matter?
October 30, 2018
Why Does Pakistan’s Release of a Key Taliban Leader Matter?
What does the release of Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar Akhund tell us about the prospects for peace talks in Afghanistan?
Why Does Pakistan’s Release of a Key Taliban Leader Matter?
Why Pakistan Isn’t Changing Its Taliban Policy
October 25, 2018
Why Pakistan Isn’t Changing Its Taliban Policy
Prime Minister Imran Khan isn’t likely to radically change Pakistan’s complicated relationship with the Taliban.
Why Pakistan Isn’t Changing Its Taliban Policy
Despite Security Threats, Afghans Went to the Polls
October 23, 2018
Despite Security Threats, Afghans Went to the Polls
Afghanistan successfully held its parliamentary elections last weekend amid security threats .
Despite Security Threats, Afghans Went to the Polls
Afghan Parliamentary Elections Marred by Technical Troubles and Insecurity
October 21, 2018
Afghan Parliamentary Elections Marred by Technical Troubles and Insecurity
Despite security risks and technical difficulties, Afghanistan goes to the polls.
Afghan Parliamentary Elections Marred by Technical Troubles and Insecurity
Ahead of Nationwide Polls, Attack in Kandahar Kills Gen. Abdul Raziq
October 19, 2018
Ahead of Nationwide Polls, Attack in Kandahar Kills Gen. Abdul Raziq
In a bitter irony, Kandahar's top police official was killed just after a meeting about election security.
Ahead of Nationwide Polls, Attack in Kandahar Kills Gen. Abdul Raziq
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