Resistance Medical Teams Brave Bombs and Bullets to Provide Healthcare in Myanmar’s Chin State
By Rajeev Bhattacharyya
With the state absent in many areas, doctors and nurses who were working in hospitals before the coup have stepped in to provide treatment in NUG facilities.
Myanmar’s National Unity Government Opens Office in Washington
By Sebastian Strangio
The opening of the office marks a deepening of official U.S. engagement with the NUG, but diplomatic recognition remains unlikely.
Afghanistan Has Another Power-Sharing Deal. Can This One Last?
By Hadia Haqparast
To avoid another political crisis in Afghanistan, we need to draw lessons from the National Unity Government (NUG).
Political Reform Urgently Needed in Afghanistan
By Jennifer Brick Murtazashvili and Mohammad Qadam Shah
Without reform of its centralized political system, Afghanistan will remain mired in factionalism and civil conflict.
Afghanistan’s Turbulent Decade
By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
From 2010 to 2020, the Taliban insurgency picked up steam while Afghanistan’s institutional dysfunction deepened.
On the Verge of Peace, Afghanistan Needs a Carefully Managed Strategy
By Gul Maqsood Sabit
A strategy for Afghanistan must put events in proper order and move forward with caution.
To Win the Peace, Afghans Must Be in the Driver’s Seat
By M. Ashraf Haidari
The U.S. is right to refuse to talk directly with a divided Taliban, as an Afghan-led peace process is necessary.
Fruitless or a Breakthrough? Making Sense of Ashraf Ghani's Peace Offer to the Taliban
By Yaqoob-ul Hassan
Is the Afghan president's bold gambit doomed to failure?
Trump's South Asia Strategy and Afghanistan's Political Stalemate: A Way Forward
By Ata Mohammad Noor
Ashraf Ghani's authoritarian tendencies have failed the Afghan people.
Beyond Pakistan, Afghanistan’s Most Serious Problem Is Governance
By Ahmad Mohibbi
It is time to seriously assess the performance of the Afghan National Unity Government.
Troop Levels Aren't Afghanistan's Problem. An Increasingly Illegitimate Government Is.
By Noah Coburn
Ordinary Afghans are growing ever more pessimistic about the National Unity Government.
Hezb-i-Islami and Its New Constitutional Vision
By Shamshad Pasarlay
Implications for the long-delayed constitutional reform in Afghanistan.