If Afghanistan doesn’t break the political gridlock of its ‘hybrid presidential system’ soon, civil war might return to the long suffering country.
A sudden uptick in Taliban attacks in northern Afghanistan has some worried about the security of the Silk Road initiative.
Discussion has often focused on the dynamics of the Afghanistan-Pakistan-India triangle. But there’s another contender in the arena of Afghan politics – Iran.
Arch-rivals India and Pakistan have a lot at stake in the future of Afghan politics.
Despite NATO’s twelve-year effort to establish a stable and prosperous Afghanistan, the country remains fragile, and Taliban militia groups are still capable of launching major attacks against key strategic regions in Kabul and other major Afghan cities.