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Power Struggle Continues Inside Afghan Government
November 29, 2016
Power Struggle Continues Inside Afghan Government
With all this politicking, it’s easy to see why Afghans and Afghanistan’s allies alike are frustrated and confused.
Power Struggle Continues Inside Afghan Government
President Trump and the War in Afghanistan: What You Need to Know
November 21, 2016
President Trump and the War in Afghanistan: What You Need to Know
A situation report on the current terrain.
President Trump and the War in Afghanistan: What You Need to Know
Afghan Parliament Goes on a Firing Spree
November 15, 2016
Afghan Parliament Goes on a Firing Spree
A government with legitimacy crisis, a parliament with a grudge, and headless ministries are a recipe for disaster.
Afghan Parliament Goes on a Firing Spree
Spoilers and Peace in Afghanistan: Negotiating With the Taliban
October 18, 2016
Spoilers and Peace in Afghanistan: Negotiating With the Taliban
The biggest potential spoiler for Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is Pakistan.
Spoilers and Peace in Afghanistan: Negotiating With the Taliban
Afghan Forces Struggle to Hold the Line
October 07, 2016
Afghan Forces Struggle to Hold the Line
Major Afghan cities are currently surrounded and under assault by the Taliban forces.
Afghan Forces Struggle to Hold the Line
Kunduz Back in Government Control as Taliban Conduct Information Operations
October 04, 2016
Kunduz Back in Government Control as Taliban Conduct Information Operations
Afghan forces retook the city center of Kunduz on Tuesday after it was briefly taken by Taliban militants.
Kunduz Back in Government Control as Taliban Conduct Information Operations
Ghani’s Brussels Trip Overshadowed as Taliban Capture Kunduz Again
October 03, 2016
Ghani’s Brussels Trip Overshadowed as Taliban Capture Kunduz Again
The Taliban have launched yet another major assault on Kunduz.
Ghani’s Brussels Trip Overshadowed as Taliban Capture Kunduz Again
What Is Going Wrong With Afghanistan’s National Unity Government?
September 29, 2016
What Is Going Wrong With Afghanistan’s National Unity Government?
The "unity" government is anything but united.
What Is Going Wrong With Afghanistan’s National Unity Government?
The Coming Political Crisis in Afghanistan
September 23, 2016
The Coming Political Crisis in Afghanistan
The National Unity Government could split apart when its power sharing deal expires on September 30.
The Coming Political Crisis in Afghanistan
India Pledges $1 Billion in Assistance to Afghanistan
September 15, 2016
India Pledges $1 Billion in Assistance to Afghanistan
India and Afghanistan continue to draw closer together.
India Pledges $1 Billion in Assistance to Afghanistan
Afghanistan and Ashraf Ghani's New Internationalism
September 14, 2016
Afghanistan and Ashraf Ghani's New Internationalism
'Clowns to the left of me, Jokers to the Right.'
Afghanistan and Ashraf Ghani's New Internationalism
Since 9/11, Afghanistan Makes Progress Amid Violence
September 12, 2016
Since 9/11, Afghanistan Makes Progress Amid Violence
Afghanistan has made substantial progress in the past 15 years, but still needs the world's support.
Since 9/11, Afghanistan Makes Progress Amid Violence
Afghanistan: What Is Abdullah’s Problem?
August 26, 2016
Afghanistan: What Is Abdullah’s Problem?
The discord between the country’s two top leaders could have grave consequences.
Afghanistan: What Is Abdullah’s Problem?
Afghan National Security Adviser Makes Quiet Visits to Central Asia
August 16, 2016
Afghan National Security Adviser Makes Quiet Visits to Central Asia
Atmar's quiet visits to Dushanbe and Bishkek are a positive sign--but the two regions need to do more than talk.
Afghan National Security Adviser Makes Quiet Visits to Central Asia
Abdullah to Ghani: 'What Does Your Highness Spend Your Time On?'
August 12, 2016
Abdullah to Ghani: 'What Does Your Highness Spend Your Time On?'
The National Unity Government has been anything but unified.
Abdullah to Ghani: 'What Does Your Highness Spend Your Time On?'
TUTAP Power Project Reopens Old Wounds in Afghanistan
August 04, 2016
TUTAP Power Project Reopens Old Wounds in Afghanistan
The Hazara minority accuses the government of discrimination in changing the planned route.
TUTAP Power Project Reopens Old Wounds in Afghanistan
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