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Taliban Warn Peace Deal With US Near Breaking Point
April 07, 2020

Taliban Warn Peace Deal With US Near Breaking Point

By Associated Press
A Taliban statement warned of more violence if the U.S. and Afghan government continue alleged violations of the Feb. 29 deal.

Did Pakistan Win the Afghanistan War?
March 31, 2020

Did Pakistan Win the Afghanistan War?

By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
Pakistan is jubilant over the U.S.-Taliban peace deal, but celebration may be premature.
Afghan Officials Say Taliban Attacks Kill 11 Troops, Police
March 30, 2020

Afghan Officials Say Taliban Attacks Kill 11 Troops, Police

By Associated Press
The Taliban have not claimed responsibility for the latest attacks which Kabul says they carried out on Afghan forces.

Via Video Conference, Afghan Government and Taliban Discuss Prisoner Releases
March 27, 2020

Via Video Conference, Afghan Government and Taliban Discuss Prisoner Releases

By Catherine Putz
Despite political infighting in Kabul, the government and Taliban are discussing the first step in their peace process.

US Diplomats Urge Afghans to Set Political Squabbles Aside
March 19, 2020

US Diplomats Urge Afghans to Set Political Squabbles Aside

By Catherine Putz
Top U.S. diplomats dealing with the Afghan conundrum have urged unity and progress; but the political impasse in Kabul persists.

Afghan Government Postpones Prisoner Release, Endangers Deal
March 16, 2020

Afghan Government Postpones Prisoner Release, Endangers Deal

By Associated Press
The U.S.-Taliban deal was touted at the time as the best chance at ending Afghanistan's endless wars.

Afghans Set to Release 1,500 Taliban; US Wants Less Violence
March 11, 2020

Afghans Set to Release 1,500 Taliban; US Wants Less Violence

By Associated Press
Ghani's decree on the release came as the U.S. State Department issued a statement saying that the level of violence is "unacceptable."
Australia to Follow US Withdrawal From Afghanistan
March 07, 2020

Australia to Follow US Withdrawal From Afghanistan

By Joshua Mcdonald
After 18 years of war, Australian troops will withdraw from Afghanistan amid a hoped-for peace.

What Do Afghans Want? Peace, But Not ‘at Any Cost’
March 05, 2020

What Do Afghans Want? Peace, But Not ‘at Any Cost’

By Karl F. Inderfurth
Afghans have been cautiously hopeful about the peace process, but they are not willing to agree to a peace “at any cost.”

US Strikes Taliban Forces Days After ‘Historic’ Deal
March 04, 2020

US Strikes Taliban Forces Days After ‘Historic’ Deal

By Catherine Putz
The deal promises intra-Afghan talks to start March 10 and the release of Taliban prisoners; Kabul has rejected the latter and is scrambling to build a team for the former.

Peace, Not Justice: Questioning the Top-Down Deal in Afghanistan  
March 03, 2020

Peace, Not Justice: Questioning the Top-Down Deal in Afghanistan  

By Monish Tourangbam and Neha Dwivedi
On the long road to sustainable peace in Afghanistan, is there any room for justice?
Afghanistan After Trump’s Taliban Deal: What Next?
February 29, 2020

Afghanistan After Trump’s Taliban Deal: What Next?

By Ankit Panda
Will negotiations between the United States and the Taliban produce a sustainable agreement?

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