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Why the US Envoy's Road to Afghan Peace Is Littered With Obstacles
February 06, 2019
Why the US Envoy's Road to Afghan Peace Is Littered With Obstacles
While the U.S. and the Taliban have both claimed significant progress in the latest talks, they have yet to pen a deal.
Why the US Envoy's Road to Afghan Peace Is Littered With Obstacles
Agreeing to Agree: The Afghan Peace Process Sort of Moves Forward
January 29, 2019
Agreeing to Agree: The Afghan Peace Process Sort of Moves Forward
U.S. envoy in charge of the quest for a peace deal in Afghanistan encouraged by recent progress, but hurdles remain.
Agreeing to Agree: The Afghan Peace Process Sort of Moves Forward
Afghanistan's Presidential Race in Full Swing
January 26, 2019
Afghanistan's Presidential Race in Full Swing
What's at stake as Afghanistan moves toward its next presidential election?
Afghanistan's Presidential Race in Full Swing
The Taliban’s Delusion Hampers Reconciliation
January 17, 2019
The Taliban’s Delusion Hampers Reconciliation
Emboldened by foreign support, the Taliban continue to refuse talks with the Afghan government.
The Taliban’s Delusion Hampers Reconciliation
How Concerned Is Turkmenistan About Its Afghan Border?
January 17, 2019
How Concerned Is Turkmenistan About Its Afghan Border?
A reported drive to register men under 50 for the army reserves hints at underlying concern about the border.
How Concerned Is Turkmenistan About Its Afghan Border?
Russia and the Taliban: Talking With Terrorists
January 12, 2019
Russia and the Taliban: Talking With Terrorists
Moscow continues to designate the Taliban as a terrorist group, but at the same time has made consistent diplomatic contacts.
Russia and the Taliban: Talking With Terrorists
The Beginning of the US Endgame in Afghanistan
January 08, 2019
The Beginning of the US Endgame in Afghanistan
Expect to see the U.S. establish further political alternatives intended to counterbalance China’s influence in Central Asia.
The Beginning of the US Endgame in Afghanistan
36 Things India Has Done for Afghanistan
January 08, 2019
36 Things India Has Done for Afghanistan
The U.S. president might find it interesting to learn just what India has done for Afghanistan.
36 Things India Has Done for Afghanistan
On the Verge of Peace, Afghanistan Needs a Carefully Managed Strategy
January 04, 2019
On the Verge of Peace, Afghanistan Needs a Carefully Managed Strategy
A strategy for Afghanistan must put events in proper order and move forward with caution.
On the Verge of Peace, Afghanistan Needs a Carefully Managed Strategy
India Faces a New Reality in Afghanistan
December 28, 2018
India Faces a New Reality in Afghanistan
It's past time for India to take stock of new realities in Afghanistan.
India Faces a New Reality in Afghanistan
5 Asian Flashpoints to Watch in 2019
December 22, 2018
5 Asian Flashpoints to Watch in 2019
What does 2019 hold for the region?
5 Asian Flashpoints to Watch in 2019
Pakistan Acknowledges Indian Role in Afghanistan
December 22, 2018
Pakistan Acknowledges Indian Role in Afghanistan
Indian analysts, however, remain divided on the sincerity and reasons for Islamabad’s sudden flip-flop.
Pakistan Acknowledges Indian Role in Afghanistan
Large US Troop Pullout Planned in Afghanistan
December 22, 2018
Large US Troop Pullout Planned in Afghanistan
Officials say U.S. President Donald Trump has pushed the Pentagon to draw up plans to pull out of Afghanistan.
Large US Troop Pullout Planned in Afghanistan
What a US-Iran War Means for Afghanistan and Uzbekistan
December 13, 2018
What a US-Iran War Means for Afghanistan and Uzbekistan
U.S. coercive pressure on Iran works against Uzbekistan’s regional interests and the stability of Afghanistan.
What a US-Iran War Means for Afghanistan and Uzbekistan
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?
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