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Afghanistan 2021 Is Not Afghanistan 1996. That Offers Hope for Peace.
July 30, 2021

Afghanistan 2021 Is Not Afghanistan 1996. That Offers Hope for Peace.

By Mirwais Wakil and Anthony Pahnke
The reality in Afghanistan and the region provides a lot for peacemakers to work with -- if we can look past gloomy predictions.

How Biden’s Attempted Shortcut Undermines Peace in Afghanistan 
April 29, 2021

How Biden’s Attempted Shortcut Undermines Peace in Afghanistan 

By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
The Biden administration hoped to take a shortcut to peace in Afghanistan with one more big conference. It won’t work.
Afghan Civil Society Must Not Be Left Out of the Peace Process
April 14, 2021

Afghan Civil Society Must Not Be Left Out of the Peace Process

By Samina Ansari
During the 2001 Bonn Conference, the U.N. opted for a “light footprint” that delegated its civilian development role to foreign military forces. That cannot happen again.

Taliban Not Ready to Attend Turkey Summit on Afghan Peace
April 13, 2021

Taliban Not Ready to Attend Turkey Summit on Afghan Peace

By Catherine Putz
A Taliban spokesman said the group was not ready to attend the conference the U.S. and the Afghan government had hoped to start on April 16.

Attention Turns to Proposed Summit on Afghanistan in Turkey
April 08, 2021

Attention Turns to Proposed Summit on Afghanistan in Turkey

By Catherine Putz
The proposed summit is said to be scheduled to open on April 16, but the pieces are all still in flux.

Moscow Conference on Afghan Peace: Two Steps Back for Women, One Step Forward for Peace
March 23, 2021

Moscow Conference on Afghan Peace: Two Steps Back for Women, One Step Forward for Peace

By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
The one-day conference last week is part of a larger effort by regional powers to make peace between the Afghan government and the Taliban.

Afghan Delegation for Moscow Talks Announced
March 17, 2021

Afghan Delegation for Moscow Talks Announced

By Catherine Putz
Can men who have failed so many times before to secure Afghanistan’s future truly chart a better way forward?
Former President Karzai Says US Plan a Catalyst for Afghan Peace
March 12, 2021

Former President Karzai Says US Plan a Catalyst for Afghan Peace

By Associated Press
Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai says a proposed peace deal put out by the U.S. offers the best chance forward beyond the stalled talks.

Even as Peace Talks Resume, Killing Soars in Afghanistan
February 26, 2021

Even as Peace Talks Resume, Killing Soars in Afghanistan

By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
After a month-long hiatus, the Taliban and Afghan government are talking again. Will it make a difference for Afghans?

What Has the US Learned About Supporting Afghanistan’s Women?
February 23, 2021

What Has the US Learned About Supporting Afghanistan’s Women?

By Catherine Putz
Firstly, the country's cultural context cannot be ignored.

President Biden’s Afghanistan Challenge
February 17, 2021

President Biden’s Afghanistan Challenge

By Daud Khattak
The fate of the U.S.-Taliban deal hangs in the balance, while the peace process stalls. What will the Biden administration ultimately do about Afghanistan?
NATO Faces Conundrum as It Mulls Afghan Pullout
February 17, 2021

NATO Faces Conundrum as It Mulls Afghan Pullout

By Associated Press
Some say NATO and the U.S. should send a strong message for peace to all sides in Afghanistan's protracted conflict.

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