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Spoilers and Peace in Afghanistan: Negotiating With the Taliban
October 18, 2016
Spoilers and Peace in Afghanistan: Negotiating With the Taliban
The biggest potential spoiler for Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is Pakistan.
Spoilers and Peace in Afghanistan: Negotiating With the Taliban
The Legacy of Mullah Mansour
May 27, 2016
The Legacy of Mullah Mansour
What Mansour's life and death meant for the Taliban, and hopes of peace.
The Legacy of Mullah Mansour
What's Behind China's Offer of Military Aid to Afghanistan?
March 11, 2016
What's Behind China's Offer of Military Aid to Afghanistan?
China's concerns about Afghan stability are real, but direct military aid will remain limited.
What's Behind China's Offer of Military Aid to Afghanistan?
Afghanistan to Start Peace Talks With Taliban By the End of February
February 08, 2016
Afghanistan to Start Peace Talks With Taliban By the End of February
Representatives from four countries expect peace talks with the Taliban to begin by the end of this month.
Afghanistan to Start Peace Talks With Taliban By the End of February
China Joins Afghanistan, Pakistan, and US for Talks on Afghan Peace Process
January 12, 2016
China Joins Afghanistan, Pakistan, and US for Talks on Afghan Peace Process
A four-nation meeting on Monday discussed the possibility of a return to talks with the Afghan Taliban.
China Joins Afghanistan, Pakistan, and US for Talks on Afghan Peace Process
China Pushes Afghanistan, Pakistan Back Toward Peace Process
December 10, 2015
China Pushes Afghanistan, Pakistan Back Toward Peace Process
After the first round of Afghan-Taliban peace talks crumbled, China tried again at the Heart of Asia conference.
China Pushes Afghanistan, Pakistan Back Toward Peace Process
What Now for China’s Afghanistan Strategy?
September 01, 2015
What Now for China’s Afghanistan Strategy?
Despite the blow to peace talks with the Taliban, China is unlikely to change its approach to Afghanistan or Pakistan.
What Now for China’s Afghanistan Strategy?
China Responds to Afghanistan's Bloodiest Day Since 2009
August 10, 2015
China Responds to Afghanistan's Bloodiest Day Since 2009
China's ambassador promised training and equipment for Afghan forces. With peace talks faltering, will that be enough?
China Responds to Afghanistan's Bloodiest Day Since 2009
Chinese Official: South China Sea Construction 'Primarily for Civilian Purposes'
May 28, 2015
Chinese Official: South China Sea Construction 'Primarily for Civilian Purposes'
Plus, more on the South China Sea, China and Afghan peace talks, JPMorgan and Wang Qishan. China links.
Chinese Official: South China Sea Construction 'Primarily for Civilian Purposes'
Seeking China’s Help in Taliban Negotiations, Afghanistan Cracks Down on Uyghur Militants
February 21, 2015
Seeking China’s Help in Taliban Negotiations, Afghanistan Cracks Down on Uyghur Militants
Plus, China-Russia ties, the CCTV New Year gala, and cartoon Xi Jinping. Friday China links.
Seeking China’s Help in Taliban Negotiations, Afghanistan Cracks Down on Uyghur Militants
China Hosted Afghan Taliban for Talks: Report
January 07, 2015
China Hosted Afghan Taliban for Talks: Report
Has China quietly begun brokering talks between Afghanistan's government and the Taliban?
China Hosted Afghan Taliban for Talks: Report
Karzai’s 20th Trip to Pakistan: Was it Different From the First?
August 29, 2013
Karzai’s 20th Trip to Pakistan: Was it Different From the First?
The clash between the hope for peace and the war for influence continues in Afghanistan.
Karzai’s 20th Trip to Pakistan: Was it Different From the First?
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