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Fixing Afghanistan’s Security of Tenure Crisis
September 20, 2019
Fixing Afghanistan’s Security of Tenure Crisis
85 percent of urban properties in Afghanistan’s largest cities are vulnerable, their tenants lacking security of tenure.
Fixing Afghanistan’s Security of Tenure Crisis
Why Imran Khan's 'Kashmir Hour' Fell Flat
September 13, 2019
Why Imran Khan's 'Kashmir Hour' Fell Flat
Why did the Pakistani prime minister's efforts appear to falter?
Why Imran Khan's 'Kashmir Hour' Fell Flat
Trump's US-Taliban Move Pushes Afghans Toward Fragile Vote
September 10, 2019
Trump's US-Taliban Move Pushes Afghans Toward Fragile Vote
The September 28 election couldn’t happen at a more difficult time.
Trump's US-Taliban Move Pushes Afghans Toward Fragile Vote
For Peace in Afghanistan, the Economy Is Key
September 05, 2019
For Peace in Afghanistan, the Economy Is Key
Before and after any peace agreement, a healthy Afghan economy is essential.
For Peace in Afghanistan, the Economy Is Key
IS-K Can’t Scuttle the Afghan Peace Process
September 04, 2019
IS-K Can’t Scuttle the Afghan Peace Process
There are many possible bumps on the road to peace in Afghanistan, but IS-K isn’t a top concern.
IS-K Can’t Scuttle the Afghan Peace Process
Shattering Taliban Attack in Kabul Even as US Deal Nears
September 04, 2019
Shattering Taliban Attack in Kabul Even as US Deal Nears
The Taliban continue to kill Afghan civilians in attacks they say are meant for foreign "invaders.”
Shattering Taliban Attack in Kabul Even as US Deal Nears
Young Afghan Women Barely Remember Taliban But Fear a Return
August 29, 2019
Young Afghan Women Barely Remember Taliban But Fear a Return
Worried about losing what they’ve gained, Afghanistan’s young women demand a voice in the country’s future.
Young Afghan Women Barely Remember Taliban But Fear a Return
Afghanistan: A Region on Edge as Peace Talks Near the Finish Line
August 13, 2019
Afghanistan: A Region on Edge as Peace Talks Near the Finish Line
U.S.-Taliban talks end without a deal, but tantalizingly close; Uzbekistan garners a rebuke for welcoming Taliban representatives.
Afghanistan: A Region on Edge as Peace Talks Near the Finish Line
Playing the Right Hand: US Negotiations With the Taliban
August 09, 2019
Playing the Right Hand: US Negotiations With the Taliban
Washington needs to remain clear-eyed about its goals as it looks to exit Afghanistan.
Playing the Right Hand: US Negotiations With the Taliban
Khalilzad Hails 'Excellent Progress' in Talks With the Taliban
August 06, 2019
Khalilzad Hails 'Excellent Progress' in Talks With the Taliban
Meanwhile, the UN mission in Afghanistan says civilian casualties spiked in July as violence continues.
Khalilzad Hails 'Excellent Progress' in Talks With the Taliban
Women Are Critical to Building a Lasting Peace in Afghanistan
August 02, 2019
Women Are Critical to Building a Lasting Peace in Afghanistan
Women are critical to the everyday peacebuilding activities necessary to put any peace agreement into effective practice.
Women Are Critical to Building a Lasting Peace in Afghanistan
Uzbekistan Focused on Developing Trade with Afghanistan
July 29, 2019
Uzbekistan Focused on Developing Trade with Afghanistan
Tashkent’s intentions have swiftly moved toward actions when it comes to increasing trade cooperation with Afghanistan.
Uzbekistan Focused on Developing Trade with Afghanistan
Ghani’s Missed Opportunity: The Hazara Enlightenment Movement
July 26, 2019
Ghani’s Missed Opportunity: The Hazara Enlightenment Movement
One of Ghani’s mistakes in office was his confrontation with the Enlightenment Movement.
Ghani’s Missed Opportunity: The Hazara Enlightenment Movement
5 Reasons Imran Khan's US Visit Was a Win for Pakistan
July 25, 2019
5 Reasons Imran Khan's US Visit Was a Win for Pakistan
Did Imran Khan accomplish much during his trip to Washington?
5 Reasons Imran Khan's US Visit Was a Win for Pakistan
Mired in Poverty, Afghans Bring Their Children to Work
July 25, 2019
Mired in Poverty, Afghans Bring Their Children to Work
Despite billions in aid, Afghanistan remains trapped in poverty.
Mired in Poverty, Afghans Bring Their Children to Work
Are Russia and the US Finally on the Same Page in Afghanistan?
July 20, 2019
Are Russia and the US Finally on the Same Page in Afghanistan?
Not so fast, substantive cooperation between the two on ending the war remains elusive.
Are Russia and the US Finally on the Same Page in Afghanistan?
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