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Fri, Feb 7, 2020

Ahmad in The Hill: What does Soleimani’s death mean for Afghanistan?

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Democratic Transitions

Thu, Feb 6, 2020

Withdrawal deadlines in war: Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan

Withdrawal timetables do not achieve the political benefits that policymakers desire, but they do incur the risks policymakers rightly fear.

Report by Paul D. Miller

Afghanistan Conflict

Fri, Jan 17, 2020

Bryza joins Indus News to discuss US troubled efforts on Afghanistan reconstruction

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Politics & Diplomacy

Mon, Dec 16, 2019

War Words: A stage play about men and women who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan

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Afghanistan Conflict

Mon, Dec 16, 2019

Bryza joins Indus News to discuss U.S. negotiations with the Taliban and President Trump’s plan to withdraw 4000 U.S. troops from Afghanistan

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Defense Policy

Sat, Dec 14, 2019

Ahmad in The Hill: America’s ‘catastrophic success’ in Afghanistan

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Crisis Management

Wed, Dec 11, 2019

Ullman in UPI: The Afghanistan mess: Failure is no surprise

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Intelligence

Fri, Dec 6, 2019

Afghanistan at a crossroads

After decades of conflict, today there is at least a prospect that a path to peace in Afghanistan might be opened. At the same time, it seems that once again the country is at a crossroads, with its future to be determined by decisions that will be taken in the coming weeks by Afghans, their partners, and their adversaries. Those decisions can set the stage for further success in the hard struggle of the Afghan people and their elected leaders for the better future they are striving for.

New Atlanticist by James B. Cunningham

Afghanistan Conflict

Thu, Nov 7, 2019

The United States cannot repeat its Syria withdrawal mistake in Afghanistan

President Trump’s sudden withdrawal has opened opportunities for rival powers to exert greater influence in the Middle East and in Afghanistan. Russia and China are swooping in with strategic poise, while Trump’s approach amounts to letting others “fight a little bit.” This is not US leadership, nor will it make the United States safer in an increasingly complex world.

New Atlanticist by Fatima Salman

Afghanistan Conflict

Thu, Oct 17, 2019

Afghanistan’s election a “genuine victory,” Afghan ambassador says

In Afghanistan's fourth election since the US invasion in 2001, and after eighteen years of war, nearly three million Afghan citizens took to the polls on election day despite continued attacks from the Taliban.

New Atlanticist by Jasper Gilardi

Afghanistan Elections