Experts

Javid Ahmad

Nonresident Senior Fellow, South Asia Center

South Asia Center

James B. Cunningham

Nonresident Senior Fellow, South Asia Center

South Asia Center

Ayushman Kaul

Research Assistant for South Asia, Digital Forensic Research Lab

Digital Forensic Research Lab

Carrie Lee

Senior Advisor, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security

Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security

Paul D. Miller

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security

Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security

Content

Thu, Apr 4, 2019

As it turns 70, NATO sets its sights to the future

Speaking to reporters after the meeting, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the Alliance “took important decisions on urgent problem sets,” including burden sharing, Russia, and Afghanistan.

NATOat70 by David A. Wemer

Afghanistan NATO

Wed, Apr 3, 2019

MLP at NATO Engages

On April 3rd, a cohort of Millennium Fellows had the opportunity to attend and participate during NATO Engages. Zafar Hashemi shared his history with NATO beginning as a boy in Afghanistan and culminating in his current position with SIGAR. Pete Seat was asked to present his perspective immediately following Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg’s address to […]

Program Impact Story by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan International Organizations

Fri, Mar 29, 2019

Biberman in East Asia Forum: Pakistan is ready for stability in Afghanistan

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Pakistan

Thu, Feb 7, 2019

#StrongerWithAllies: This Icelander helps improve lives of Afghan women

“It’s very important to put the issue of gender-based violence and women’s rights front and center every day in how we train soldiers, in how we operate in the field, and how soldiers interact with civilians when they find themselves in combat zones," said Alfred Perla Baldursdottir.

New Atlanticist by Hal Foster

Afghanistan NATO

Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Getting peace right in Afghanistan: A political solution to a military problem

The path to the end of the conflict in Afghanistan will be political and it will be in the hands of the Afghans.

New Atlanticist by Thang Tran, Leo Blanken, and Philip Swintek

Afghanistan Conflict

Wed, Jan 30, 2019

Can Iran Help Reach a Lasting Peace in Afghanistan?

Progress has been reported in peace talks between US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad and the Taliban, but without the participation of the Afghan government, it seems premature to assume that an agreement will be reached soon. Could Iran play a constructive role in achieving an end to America’s longest war? Despite their lack of diplomatic relations and enduring hostility, […]

IranSource by Fatemeh Aman

Afghanistan Iran

Fri, Jan 25, 2019

A step closer to peace in Afghanistan?

Washington will need to scale its expectations and give the process more time to mature. But the United States must also maintain its strategic imperative to find a way to leave Afghanistan.

New Atlanticist by Omar Samad and Bharath Gopalaswamy

Afghanistan Conflict

Thu, Jan 10, 2019

Charai for The Hill: Rethinking America’s Commitment to Afghanistan

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In the News by Ahmed Charai

Afghanistan

Thu, Jan 10, 2019

Charai in The Hill: Rethinking America’s commitment to Afghanistan

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In the News by Ahmed Charai

Afghanistan
President Donald Trump at the NATO Summit in Brussels, July 12, 2018.

Wed, Jan 9, 2019

President Trump: ‘I Want Europe to Pay’

[Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan] is working so hard on the military. We have a — we were taken advantage of by so many countries on our military.

NATOSource by Donald Trump, White House

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