May 31, 2023
Afghan Opposition Struggles Against Taliban Rule
By Ali Ahmad Safi
A more inclusive opposition front would reflect the aspirations and values of the Afghan people.
April 19, 2023
What Afghanistan’s Qosh Tepa Canal Means for Central Asia
By Seamus Duffy
The Qosh Tepa canal issue essentially forces the Central Asian nations in the Amu Darya basin to make tradeoffs between regional instability and internal instability.
April 05, 2023
Don’t Normalize the Taliban’s Despotic Regime
By Annie Pforzheimer and Asila Wardak
It’s unconscionable to take the side of a brutal dictatorship.
March 21, 2023
In Afghanistan, Taliban Face a Growing Threat in ISKP
By Shanthie Mariet D’Souza
The Taliban are neither demonstrably capable of weakening ISKP, nor are they willing to accept any capacity enhancing external cooperation in this regard.
February 08, 2023
In Afghanistan, Women Give Up Freedom to Stay Alive
By Samina Ansari and Elliott Memmi
Far from seeing their rights as bargaining chips for aid, Afghan women live in a reality where the mounting restrictions also affect their ability to survive.
December 28, 2022
Taliban Erasing Women From Society in Afghanistan
By Baktash Siawash
As Afghan women are being erased from society in Taliban-run Afghanistan, all Afghans will suffer.
December 21, 2022
What Does a Taliban School Curriculum Look Like?
By Lauryn Oates
Out: depictions of living things, human rights, foreign inventors, and elections. In: the “seeds of hatred against Western countries” and the rest of the Taliban’s core ideology.
December 08, 2022
Islamic State Khorasan Brings War With Pakistan to Afghan Soil
By Lucas Webber
In striking a Pakistani target in Taliban territory, ISKP is harming its two primary battlefield enemies at once.
October 18, 2022
What’s the Endgame for Afghanistan and Pakistan?
By Sadiq Amini
The Taliban’s nationalist faction, if triumphant over the Pakistan-backed extremists, could help bring peace to the region.
October 03, 2022
Students Killed in Attack on Education Center in Kabul’s Hazara Neighborhood
By Catherine Putz
Another tragedy in the largely Hazara Dashti Barchi neighborhood. Another tragedy for Afghanistan’s women.
August 23, 2022
August in Kabul: America’s Last Days in Afghanistan
By Catherine Putz
As Kabul fell in 2021, journalist Andrew Quilty returned to the city to chronicle history.
August 17, 2022
Western Disengagement Will Turn Afghanistan Into a Pariah State
By Hameed Hakimi and Mark Bowden
If Western governments and humanitarian actors abandon Afghans now, we will be condemning a whole nation to a grinding cycle of brutal poverty with unpredictable long-term consequences.
Page 1 of 46