Experts

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, 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

Afghanistan Germany

Fri, Dec 21, 2018

US troop drawdown from Afghanistan needs to be done responsibly

There are three most immediate concerns regarding Trump’s decision on Afghanistan: timing, geopolitical, and the political consequences for Afghanistan.

New Atlanticist by Omar Samad

Afghanistan Conflict

Tue, Dec 11, 2018

A path forward in Afghanistan

There is an opportunity to bring the conflict in Afghanistan to an end, but doing so will require time, commitment, and an effort commensurate to the task.

New Atlanticist by Bharath Gopalaswamy and James B. Cunningham

Afghanistan Conflict

Tue, Dec 11, 2018

Review of President Trump’s South Asia strategy

Over one year after the announcement of the Trump administration’s strategy in Afghanistan and South Asia, significant opportunity remains to improve efforts to achieve peace. In the Atlantic Council South Asia Center’s new report, Review of President Trump’s South Asia Strategy: The Way Ahead, One Year In, authors Dr. Bharath Gopalaswamy, Director, South Asia Center, Atlantic […]

Report by Bharath Gopalaswamy, Amb James B. Cunningham, et al

Afghanistan Security & Defense

Tue, Nov 27, 2018

A pivotal year ahead for Afghanistan

Reaching consensus inside Afghanistan on a shared vision and inclusive plan of action, while rebuilding an international consensus that views the country as a regional platform for cooperation and connector for economic integration, are essential prerequisites for a successful political settlement.

New Atlanticist by Omar Samad

Afghanistan Democratic Transitions

Mon, Nov 19, 2018

Wayne in The National Interest: Afghanistan Is Making Economic Progress but Needs Peace

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In the News by Earl Anthony Wayne

Afghanistan

Fri, Oct 19, 2018

Why Afghanistan’s parliamentary election matters

Holding the election is “an important measure of progress that underscores how far Afghanistan’s nascent democracy has come,” said Javid Ahmad, a nonresident fellow with the Atlantic Council's South Asia Center.

New Atlanticist by Roshni Majumdar

Afghanistan Democratic Transitions

Thu, Oct 11, 2018

Deciphering the Afghan riddle

Despite the gains and sacrifices made by Afghans and their allies, mounting human losses, growing ethnic rifts, economic woes, and weakened political consensus have disrupted part of the “self-reliance” agenda.

New Atlanticist by Omar Samad

Afghanistan Conflict