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Islamic State Claims Killing of 3 Female Media Workers in Afghanistan
March 04, 2021

Islamic State Claims Killing of 3 Female Media Workers in Afghanistan

By Associated Press
The slayings of the women are part of a larger spike in targeted killings in Afghanistan in the past year.

Taliban Visit Moscow, Voice Hope US Will Honor Peace Deal
January 30, 2021

Taliban Visit Moscow, Voice Hope US Will Honor Peace Deal

By Associated Press
Sher Mohammed Abbas Stanikzai, who led the Taliban delegation to Moscow,  insisted that the Taliban have been abiding by the deal.
What If the Afghan Peace Process Fails?
January 08, 2021

What If the Afghan Peace Process Fails?

By Marvin G. Weinbaum and Shanthie D’Souza
Most Afghans will have difficulty recovering from a failed peace process in which they and their government have invested so much hope.

An ‘Orchard of Bad Apples’ Weighs on New Afghan Peace Talks
January 06, 2021

An ‘Orchard of Bad Apples’ Weighs on New Afghan Peace Talks

By Associated Press
Escalating violence has all sides pointing the finger at each other as negotiations between the Afghan government and the Taliban resume.

Fire From the Sky: The Afghan Taliban’s Drones
December 22, 2020

Fire From the Sky: The Afghan Taliban’s Drones

By Franz J. Marty
Despite ongoing peace negotiations, the Taliban continue their attacks, recently incorporating weaponized commercially available drones into their arsenal.

Report: Afghans Losing Hope for Peace Process Amid Violence
December 12, 2020

Report: Afghans Losing Hope for Peace Process Amid Violence

By Associated Press
A few districts in some provinces were not surveyed due to high levels of violence and instability.

Procedure Set, Intra-Afghan Talks to Move on to Setting an Agenda
December 03, 2020

Procedure Set, Intra-Afghan Talks to Move on to Setting an Agenda

By Catherine Putz
After nearly three months, the Afghan government and the Taliban have reportedly agreed on a three-page document setting out the rules and procedures for talks.
UN Official Warns of Humanitarian Disaster If Afghan Talks Fail
November 18, 2020

UN Official Warns of Humanitarian Disaster If Afghan Talks Fail

By Associated Press
"If this peace effort collapses then we could see a big humanitarian disaster in the country, that is for sure," said U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi.

Attack on Afghan University Leaves 19 Dead, 22 Wounded
November 03, 2020

Attack on Afghan University Leaves 19 Dead, 22 Wounded

By Associated Press
It was the second attack on an educational institution in Kabul in as many weeks.

Will an Intra-Afghan Peace Deal Bring Displaced Afghans Home?
September 29, 2020

Will an Intra-Afghan Peace Deal Bring Displaced Afghans Home?

By Sayed Nasrat, Hamayun Khan, Saed Mansoor Sadat
Progress toward peace will not allow most Afghan IDPs to return to their places of origin; instead, their numbers could well increase.

The Ceaseless Struggle of Afghan Migrants
May 27, 2020

The Ceaseless Struggle of Afghan Migrants

By Agnieszka Pikulicka-Wilczewska
Some Afghans find themselves trapped in a dangerous, endless cycle of migration in a search for work, safety, and a better life. 
The Long War in Afghanistan Might Be Over. Who Won?
March 08, 2020

The Long War in Afghanistan Might Be Over. Who Won?

By Kambaiz Rafi
There might be no clear winner after all, but what exactly will that mean for Afghanistan and the region?

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