July 27, 2020
What Does Afghanistan’s Latest Outreach to Pakistan Mean for India?
By Aparna Pande and Vinay Kaura
Abdullah Abdullah, who is chairing Kabul’s peace efforts, is set to visit Pakistan soon. Should India be worried?
March 06, 2020
What Has Pakistan Gained From the US-Taliban Peace Deal?
By Umair Jamal
Does Islamabad win from the conclusion of a deal between the United States and the Taliban?
October 25, 2019
The Taliban’s Diplomatic Reemergence
By Daud Khattak
Over the past few years, Moscow, Tehran and Beijing have warmed to the Taliban. What explains their change of heart?
August 27, 2019
Balochistan’s Role in the Afghanistan Quagmire
By Muhammad Akbar Notezai
How the Pakistani province became embroiled in the Afghan conflict.
October 25, 2018
Why Pakistan Isn’t Changing Its Taliban Policy
By Samuel Ramani
Prime Minister Imran Khan isn’t likely to radically change Pakistan’s complicated relationship with the Taliban.
May 23, 2018
Amb. Zahid Nasrullah Khan on Afghanistan-Pakistan Relations
By Maija Liuhto
Pakistan's ambassador in Afghanistan talks about refugees, terrorism, and the border dispute.
May 14, 2018
The Afghan Peace Process: An FAQ
By M. Ashraf Haidari
M. Ashraf Haidari explores the challenges and opportunities facing the peace process.
June 10, 2017
Kabul Process Falters as Taliban Support Rises
By Bismellah Alizada
Complex geopolitical rivalries make it unlikely that the Kabul Process will bring peace to Afghanistan.