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What Did the Intra-Afghan Dialogue Accomplish?
July 17, 2019

What Did the Intra-Afghan Dialogue Accomplish?

By R. Maxwell Bone
The talks were a step in the right direction, but only the beginning of a long, fraught process.
Afghan President Convenes Grand Council, Hoping for Consensus on Taliban Talks
April 30, 2019

Afghan President Convenes Grand Council, Hoping for Consensus on Taliban Talks

By Kathy Gannon
The Loya Jirga is supposed to forge unity in a divided Afghanistan, but it may just underline existing fissures.

An Afghan Peace on Whose Terms?
April 23, 2019

An Afghan Peace on Whose Terms?

By Marvin G. Weinbaum and Samad Sadri
Peace talks are predicated on the notion that the Taliban have fundamentally changed. They haven't.

Is the Taliban’s Former Capital Ready to Welcome Them Back?
April 18, 2019

Is the Taliban’s Former Capital Ready to Welcome Them Back?

By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
Kandahar has come a long way since Taliban rule. What do its residents think about the peace talks?

Can the Afghan State Survive the Peace Process?
March 19, 2019

Can the Afghan State Survive the Peace Process?

By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
Concerns are growing that Afghanistan's government will not survive an eventual U.S. withdrawal.
Will This Man Be Afghanistan’s Next President?
February 22, 2019

Will This Man Be Afghanistan’s Next President?

By Tamim Asey
Mohammad Haneef Atmar could shape the future of Afghanistan and US engagement in the country.

Without Regional Cooperation, Afghan Peace Will Remain Elusive
February 14, 2019

Without Regional Cooperation, Afghan Peace Will Remain Elusive

By Daud Khattak
Afghanistan won’t have peace unless its neighbors agree to stop their meddling.
Peace, Politics, & Afghanistan’s Next President
February 05, 2019

Peace, Politics, & Afghanistan’s Next President

By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
Afghanistan's presidential race heats up amid peace talks with Taliban insurgents.

Taliban to Take Part in ‘Intra-Afghan’ Talks in Moscow
February 05, 2019

Taliban to Take Part in ‘Intra-Afghan’ Talks in Moscow

By Kathy Gannon and Rahim Faiez
The Taliban will be talking with opposition politicians and tribal elders – but not representatives of the government in Kabul.

US-Taliban Talks Under the Shadow of Deadly Violence
September 12, 2018

US-Taliban Talks Under the Shadow of Deadly Violence

By Monish Tourangbam and Swati Sinha
More talking, more violence -- where is the war in Afghanistan going?

The Afghan Peace Process: An FAQ
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.
Kabul’s Overture, the Taliban’s Dilemma, and the Way Out  
April 17, 2018

Kabul’s Overture, the Taliban’s Dilemma, and the Way Out  

By Mushtaq Rahim
It’s not surprising that the Taliban have not responded to Ghani’s peace offer.

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