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Witnesses: Afghan Government Airstrikes Kill 24 Civilians
September 22, 2020

Witnesses: Afghan Government Airstrikes Kill 24 Civilians

By Associated Press
The Afghan Defense Ministry, however, said the airstrikes killed 30 Taliban fighters.

Beyond the Intra-Afghan Talks, Uzbekistan Sees a Bright Future 
September 21, 2020

Beyond the Intra-Afghan Talks, Uzbekistan Sees a Bright Future 

By Umida Hashimova
The promise of peace in Afghanistan opens doors for Uzbekistan. 
US Envoy Lauds Pakistan’s Role in Afghan Peace Talks Process
September 15, 2020

US Envoy Lauds Pakistan’s Role in Afghan Peace Talks Process

By Associated Press
Washington's peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad and a U.S. delegation visiting Pakistan praised its assistance.

Why Am I Worried About the Taliban’s Return? 
September 15, 2020

Why Am I Worried About the Taliban’s Return? 

By Ali Reza Sarwar
One Afghan explains why he’s concerned about the return of the Taliban to the official political arena in Afghanistan.

Expect US Election to Have Consequences for Troops Overseas
September 15, 2020

Expect US Election to Have Consequences for Troops Overseas

By Associated Press
Trump has doubled down on “bring the troops home” rhetoric; Biden is more circumspect.

The Need for an Enduring US Military Presence in Afghanistan
September 11, 2020

The Need for an Enduring US Military Presence in Afghanistan

By Julian D. Alford and Amin Tarzi
U.S. interests in Afghanistan are enduring and will need to be safeguarded into the future.

Taliban Say Peace Talks With Afghan Team to Start Saturday
September 11, 2020

Taliban Say Peace Talks With Afghan Team to Start Saturday

By Associated Press
The much-delayed talks are reportedly set to begin this weekend.
US Aims for 4,500 Troops in Afghanistan by November
September 10, 2020

US Aims for 4,500 Troops in Afghanistan by November

By Catherine Putz
CENTCOM Commander McKenzie told reporters U.S. withdrawal plans aim for 4,500 troops in Afghanistan on a “October, late October, November time frame.”

Bombing Targets Afghan VP as Taliban Talks Again ‘Imminent’
September 09, 2020

Bombing Targets Afghan VP as Taliban Talks Again ‘Imminent’

By Catherine Putz
Amid the push to start talks, a recent bombing illustrates that Afghanistan's security problems are bigger than just the Taliban.

Afghans Return to Games, Parks, Weddings Despite Virus Fears
September 03, 2020

Afghans Return to Games, Parks, Weddings Despite Virus Fears

By Associated Press
Desperate for relief from endless war combined with the pandemic, Afghans are rushing back to public recreation as the government eases the lockdown.

Beyond Hard Power and Politics: Finding a Way to Afghan Peace
September 02, 2020

Beyond Hard Power and Politics: Finding a Way to Afghan Peace

By Vinay Kaura
Both the Afghan government and the Taliban need to demonstrate a seriousness of purpose in finding a solution to a long-running conflict.
Afghan President Names Council for Peace Deal with Taliban
August 31, 2020

Afghan President Names Council for Peace Deal with Taliban

By Associated Press
The High Council for National Reconciliation will have the final say on whether the Afghan government signs a possible deal struck with the Taliban.

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