Peace talks represent a significant achievement. Nevertheless, there are a number of political roadblocks to overcome—as well as fresh opportunities for Afghans and external actors.
Though there’s a lot more work to be done before peace and stability reigns in Afghanistan, the recent US-Taliban deal is an important step in the right direction.
Lasting peace can only come after all stakeholders get a place at the negotiating table.
Bad news is emanating from Afghanistan in a near-constant stream, and much of it is very familiar.
With a US pullout likely, regional players are scrambling to shore up their long-term interests in Afghanistan. This article examines the military and economic objectives driving India’s foreign policy there.
In this latest round of Taliban talks, will the United States repeat historical mistakes or manage to overcome them?
Ignored by a midterm obsessed mainstream media, Afghanistan continues its slow but steady deterioration.
Examining some possible scenarios should NATO forces completely withdraw from Afghanistan in 2014.
Here's some background on the direct US-Taliban negotiations that are set to commence in Doha.
It's a dizzying time for anyone trying to keep track of militant groups in Pakistan. Over the past two years, ever smaller groups keep appearing; as they do, they focus on more specific kinds of attacks.