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What If the Afghan Peace Process Fails?
January 08, 2021

What If the Afghan Peace Process Fails?

By Marvin G. Weinbaum and Shanthie D’Souza
Most Afghans will have difficulty recovering from a failed peace process in which they and their government have invested so much hope.

Afghanistan, Central Asia, and the Coming Biden Presidency
December 17, 2020

Afghanistan, Central Asia, and the Coming Biden Presidency

By Ankit Panda
Will the Biden administration finally end the U.S. presence in Afghanistan?
Taliban Team in Pakistan as Calls Grow for Afghan Ceasefire
December 17, 2020

Taliban Team in Pakistan as Calls Grow for Afghan Ceasefire

By Associated Press
Violence remains high in Afghanistan as negotiators take a break. Talks are expected to resume in early January.

Procedure Set, Intra-Afghan Talks to Move on to Setting an Agenda
December 03, 2020

Procedure Set, Intra-Afghan Talks to Move on to Setting an Agenda

By Catherine Putz
After nearly three months, the Afghan government and the Taliban have reportedly agreed on a three-page document setting out the rules and procedures for talks.

How the Trump Administration Set Afghanistan Up to Fail
November 18, 2020

How the Trump Administration Set Afghanistan Up to Fail

By Sohrab Azad
The Trump administration has left Biden few options in Afghanistan, and the Taliban aren’t going anywhere.

UN Official Warns of Humanitarian Disaster If Afghan Talks Fail
November 18, 2020

UN Official Warns of Humanitarian Disaster If Afghan Talks Fail

By Associated Press
"If this peace effort collapses then we could see a big humanitarian disaster in the country, that is for sure," said U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi.

Agree to Disagree? US, Taliban Trade Barbs Over Continuing Violence
October 20, 2020

Agree to Disagree? US, Taliban Trade Barbs Over Continuing Violence

By Catherine Putz
The Taliban and U.S. clearly have different understandings of the deal they signed in February.
Afghans Say Preventing the Next War as Vital as Ending This One
October 19, 2020

Afghans Say Preventing the Next War as Vital as Ending This One

By Associated Press
Even if an intra-Afghan deal is reached, many Afghans fear that the country's many factions will fight for power if U.S. and NATO troops leave.

Afghan Peace Negotiator Urges New Era in Ties with Pakistan
September 29, 2020

Afghan Peace Negotiator Urges New Era in Ties with Pakistan

By Associated Press
Abdullah Abdullah, who now heads Afghanistan’s peace negotiating team, paid his first visit to Pakistan in 12 years this week.

Violence Persists as Afghan Government and Taliban Seek Path to Peace
September 25, 2020

Violence Persists as Afghan Government and Taliban Seek Path to Peace

By Catherine Putz
As Afghan government and Taliban negotiators sort out the rules and procedures, let alone an agenda, for peace, violence persists in Afghanistan.

Afghan Officials: Taliban Attack Checkpoints, Kill 28 Police
September 25, 2020

Afghan Officials: Taliban Attack Checkpoints, Kill 28 Police

By Associated Press
The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attacks, which it said were carried out after the police in the area refused to surrender.
Could the Islamic State – Khorasan Province Be the Next Chapter of Global Terrorism?
September 24, 2020

Could the Islamic State – Khorasan Province Be the Next Chapter of Global Terrorism?

By Arian Sharifi
Peace between the Afghan government and the Taliban is not a silver bullet for peace in the region. ISKP poses a significant threat.

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