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Trump Announces Cancellation of Secret Camp David Summit With Taliban After Kabul Attack
September 08, 2019
Trump Announces Cancellation of Secret Camp David Summit With Taliban After Kabul Attack
The surprise announcement came on Saturday night.
Trump Announces Cancellation of Secret Camp David Summit With Taliban After Kabul Attack
IS-K Can’t Scuttle the Afghan Peace Process
September 04, 2019
IS-K Can’t Scuttle the Afghan Peace Process
There are many possible bumps on the road to peace in Afghanistan, but IS-K isn’t a top concern.
IS-K Can’t Scuttle the Afghan Peace Process
Shattering Taliban Attack in Kabul Even as US Deal Nears
September 04, 2019
Shattering Taliban Attack in Kabul Even as US Deal Nears
The Taliban continue to kill Afghan civilians in attacks they say are meant for foreign "invaders.”
Shattering Taliban Attack in Kabul Even as US Deal Nears
Young Afghan Women Barely Remember Taliban But Fear a Return
August 29, 2019
Young Afghan Women Barely Remember Taliban But Fear a Return
Worried about losing what they’ve gained, Afghanistan’s young women demand a voice in the country’s future.
Young Afghan Women Barely Remember Taliban But Fear a Return
Afghanistan: A Region on Edge as Peace Talks Near the Finish Line
August 13, 2019
Afghanistan: A Region on Edge as Peace Talks Near the Finish Line
U.S.-Taliban talks end without a deal, but tantalizingly close; Uzbekistan garners a rebuke for welcoming Taliban representatives.
Afghanistan: A Region on Edge as Peace Talks Near the Finish Line
Khalilzad Hails 'Excellent Progress' in Talks With the Taliban
August 06, 2019
Khalilzad Hails 'Excellent Progress' in Talks With the Taliban
Meanwhile, the UN mission in Afghanistan says civilian casualties spiked in July as violence continues.
Khalilzad Hails 'Excellent Progress' in Talks With the Taliban
Pompeo Optimistic About Peace in Brief Visit to Afghanistan En Route to Asia
June 27, 2019
Pompeo Optimistic About Peace in Brief Visit to Afghanistan En Route to Asia
Talking with the Taliban remains critical, but Pompeo’s optimism seems ungrounded,
Pompeo Optimistic About Peace in Brief Visit to Afghanistan En Route to Asia
What Happened to the Afghan-Led, Afghan-Owned Peace Talks?
May 30, 2019
What Happened to the Afghan-Led, Afghan-Owned Peace Talks?
Talks continue without Kabul; meanwhile, the Afghan government struggles with questions of legitimacy at the top.
What Happened to the Afghan-Led, Afghan-Owned Peace Talks?
An Afghan Peace on Whose Terms?
April 23, 2019
An Afghan Peace on Whose Terms?
Peace talks are predicated on the notion that the Taliban have fundamentally changed. They haven't.
An Afghan Peace on Whose Terms?
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?
Kandahar has come a long way since Taliban rule. What do its residents think about the peace talks?
Is the Taliban’s Former Capital Ready to Welcome Them Back?
The Afghan Endgame: What, When, and How
April 15, 2019
The Afghan Endgame: What, When, and How
As Doha gears up for another round of Taliban talks, hope and despair are both in the air.
The Afghan Endgame: What, When, and How
Taliban Killed 33 Troops, Police in Helmand
March 26, 2019
Taliban Killed 33 Troops, Police in Helmand
Separately, a NATO airstrike reportedly killed 13, including 10 children, in northern Afghanistan.
Taliban Killed 33 Troops, Police in Helmand
Can the Afghan State Survive the Peace Process?
March 19, 2019
Can the Afghan State Survive the Peace Process?
Concerns are growing that Afghanistan's government will not survive an eventual U.S. withdrawal.
Can the Afghan State Survive the Peace Process?
What Did the Latest US-Taliban Talks Accomplish?
March 13, 2019
What Did the Latest US-Taliban Talks Accomplish?
After marathon talks, many questions about Afghanistan’s future remain unanswered.
What Did the Latest US-Taliban Talks Accomplish?
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