August 06, 2021
The Fight for Afghanistan’s Future
By Ankit Panda
What lies ahead for Afghanistan as the United States withdraws and fighting between the Taliban and the government intensifies?
August 03, 2021
Taliban Take Much of Provincial Capital in Southern Afghanistan
By Tameem Akhgar and Rahim Faiez
Nine out of 10 districts in Helmand’s provincial capital were under Taliban control as of August 3.
April 07, 2015
Darkness and Hope in Load Poems Like Guns
By Catherine Putz
A new collection of poetry by contemporary Afghan women poets brings Herat's literary heritage to a broader audience.
May 23, 2013
Tehran’s Designs on Afghanistan
Evidence from Herat and elsewhere suggests a growing – and at times deadly – Iranian influence over its eastern neighbor.