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US, Russia Share a Complex and Bloody History in Afghanistan
July 03, 2020

US, Russia Share a Complex and Bloody History in Afghanistan

By Associated Press
The two powers share decades of experience in the country.

Long-Shut Factory Helps COVID-Struck Afghans Breathe Free
July 02, 2020

Long-Shut Factory Helps COVID-Struck Afghans Breathe Free

By Associated Press
Najibullah Seddiqi reopened his closed oxygen factory and now refills 200 to 300 small cylinders a day free for COVID-19 patients.
In Afghanistan, Healthcare Services Targeted for Attacks
June 24, 2020

In Afghanistan, Healthcare Services Targeted for Attacks

By Catherine Putz
In just over 10 weeks, amid a pandemic, a dozen attacks deliberately targeted healthcare workers or services in Afghanistan. 

Keeping a Bad Deal at All Costs: US Moral Failure in Afghanistan
June 24, 2020

Keeping a Bad Deal at All Costs: US Moral Failure in Afghanistan

By  Aidan Mark Lewis
U.S. policy toward Afghanistan has been short-sighted and ill-conceived for decades.

The Taliban and al-Qaeda: Enduring Partnership or Liability?
June 16, 2020

The Taliban and al-Qaeda: Enduring Partnership or Liability?

By Saurav Sarkar
Can the Taliban really be expected to sever all ties with al-Qaeda?

Afghanistan Update: Is the February 2020 US-Taliban Deal Making Headway?
June 13, 2020

Afghanistan Update: Is the February 2020 US-Taliban Deal Making Headway?

By Ankit Panda
The Diplomat's Catherine Putz explains the state of the February 2020 U.S.-Taliban agreement.

Does India Have a New Playbook for a New Afghanistan? 
June 10, 2020

Does India Have a New Playbook for a New Afghanistan? 

By Monish Tourangbam and Neha Dwivedi
India’s engagement with, or rather estrangement from, the Taliban is being debated more intensely.
Lack of Virus Tests Pushes Afghanistan Toward Crisis
June 03, 2020

Lack of Virus Tests Pushes Afghanistan Toward Crisis

By Associated Press
With a capacity to test only 2,000 people per day, Afghan health authorities are receiving between 10,000 and 20,000 samples each day.

US-Afghanistan-Uzbekistan Trilateral Tests Out New Format for Engagement
May 29, 2020

US-Afghanistan-Uzbekistan Trilateral Tests Out New Format for Engagement

By Catherine Putz
The new trilateral fits into existing efforts to increase regional cooperation and integrate Afghanistan’s into Central Asian thinking.

With Test Results Lost, an Afghan Family Fell to Virus
May 27, 2020

With Test Results Lost, an Afghan Family Fell to Virus

By Associated Press
A broken-down health system, slow government response and public attitudes have left Afghanistan deeply vulnerable to the global pandemic. 

The Ceaseless Struggle of Afghan Migrants
May 27, 2020

The Ceaseless Struggle of Afghan Migrants

By Agnieszka Pikulicka-Wilczewska
Some Afghans find themselves trapped in a dangerous, endless cycle of migration in a search for work, safety, and a better life. 
Afghan Government to Free 900 Prisoners; Taliban May Extend Truce
May 26, 2020

Afghan Government to Free 900 Prisoners; Taliban May Extend Truce

By Associated Press
There are hopes that the prisoner release could lead to new reductions in violence.

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