The Taliban and Central Asia
By Jennifer Brick Murtazashvili
Although the relationship between Afghanistan and Central Asia started with confrontation and confusion, it has evolved into a cooperation based on shared norms.
2 Years of Taliban Diplomacy
By Syed Basim Raza and Ureeda Khan
Despite lacking diplomatic recognition from any state, the Taliban government has been engaged in talks with regional players.
Taliban-Ruled Afghanistan Takes New Steps Toward Regional Integration
By Samaya Anjum
The recent Tashkent Conference on Afghanistan marked a crucial step in bringing the Taliban regime back into dialogue with its neighbors – even without formal recognition.
What the Taliban’s Interim Government Means for Afghanistan’s Neighbors
By Zeeshan Salahuddin
The increasing chasm between the Taliban's promises and their delivery leaves Afghanistan's neighbors with few good options.
Saudi Arabia's New Taliban Strategy
By Samuel Ramani
By embracing a hardline anti-Taliban strategy, Saudi Arabia hopes to force the Taliban to abandon its military ambitions.
The Regional Fallout From Trump's Afghanistan Approach
By Sudha Ratan
President Trump’s unpredictable foreign policy means tough times for Afghanistan.
The Rise of Taliban Diplomacy
By Ahmad Bilal Khalil
How are the Taliban and Kabul faring in their diplomatic tug-of-war over Afghanistan's neighbors?