October 20, 2020
What the Fate of Freed Taliban Prisoners Means for the Afghan Peace Process
By Franz J. Marty
Whether freed Taliban rejoin the fight – and what might motivate them to finally put down their arms – has ramifications for peace in Afghanistan.
July 10, 2019
Long Awaited Intra-Afghan Conference Brings Peace One Step Closer
By Kathy Gannon
The much-touted conference was attended by Taliban, Afghan government representatives, women, and civil society.
June 03, 2014
The Strategic Logic of the US-Taliban Prisoner Swap Deal
By Zachary Keck
Debates over the merits of the U.S.-Taliban prisoner swap agreement are missing the point.
June 26, 2013
The Taliban’s Mixed Message Confuses the Peace Process
Despite Taliban attacks in Kabul, Obama and Karzai have agreed to hold peace talks.