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Russia Hosts Afghan Talks, Calls for Inclusive Government
October 20, 2021

Russia Hosts Afghan Talks, Calls for Inclusive Government

By Vladimir Isachenkov
Russia had worked for years to establish contacts with the Taliban, even though it designated the group a terror organization in 2003.

Russia Fearmongering About Afghan Refugees
August 24, 2021

Russia Fearmongering About Afghan Refugees

By Catherine Putz
Putin is warning of “militants under the guise of refugees” in an effort to dissuade Central Asian states from cooperating with U.S. evacuation efforts.
Can the US Isolate the Taliban?
August 11, 2021

Can the US Isolate the Taliban?

By Catherine Putz
The answer is less clear now, in 2021, than it was in 1996. 

Can the Taliban Play China and Russia Off the United States?
July 28, 2021

Can the Taliban Play China and Russia Off the United States?

By Catherine Putz
The consensus is that negotiation is the only way out of the conflict for Afghanistan, but that only holds true if the international community is united. It’s not.

Taliban Visit Moscow, Voice Hope US Will Honor Peace Deal
January 30, 2021

Taliban Visit Moscow, Voice Hope US Will Honor Peace Deal

By Associated Press
Sher Mohammed Abbas Stanikzai, who led the Taliban delegation to Moscow,  insisted that the Taliban have been abiding by the deal.

The Taliban’s Diplomatic Reemergence
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?

Taliban: From Pariah to Diplomatic Reception
October 10, 2019

Taliban: From Pariah to Diplomatic Reception

By Daud Khattak
From Moscow to Beijing, Tehran to Islamabad, Taliban delegations have found welcome in diplomatic halls.
As US-Taliban Peace Process Collapses, an Opportunity for Russia?
September 20, 2019

As US-Taliban Peace Process Collapses, an Opportunity for Russia?

By Samuel Ramani
An expansion of Russia’s diplomatic involvement could help non-Western powers expand their say over Afghanistan’s political future.

Russia’s Falling Out With Kabul
June 06, 2019

Russia’s Falling Out With Kabul

By Samuel Ramani
Russia's embrace of the Taliban is increasingly coming at the expense of Afghan President Ghani's government.

The Taliban’s Delusion Hampers Reconciliation
January 17, 2019

The Taliban’s Delusion Hampers Reconciliation

By Daud Khattak
Emboldened by foreign support, the Taliban continue to refuse talks with the Afghan government.

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