Why Is Zalmay Khalilzad Such a Controversial Figure in Afghanistan?

  Saturday, April 06, 2019

By Sayed Ziafatullah Saeedi

Khalilzad’s history is worth recounting, to give context to recent chafing at his tactics in pursuing peace.

When the name Zalmay Khalilzad appeared on the news as a potential nominee for President T...

The Missing Book in President Ghani’s Bookshelf

  Tuesday, March 05, 2019

By Aziz Koshan

A 2500 years old book roughly fifty pages is missing from President Ashraf Ghani’s seven thousand book collection. It...

Afghanistan: Difficulties of Pivoting from a Highly Centralized to Decentralized Government

  Thursday, February 28, 2019

By Armis Sadri

Nearly two decades into our longest war, the United States is in the process of withdrawing from 

Afghanistan Lost One Of Its Education Pioneers

  Sunday, February 24, 2019

By Ejaz Ahmad Malikzada

Dr. Sharif Fayez, Founder of the American University of Afghanistan and former Minister of Higher Education has passed away at age of 72.

The American University of Afghanistan announced the passing away of AU...

Does Beijing grasp the portent of embracing Afghanistan and the Taliban?

  Sunday, February 10, 2019

By Raffaello Pantucci

Raffaello Pantucci says it is not clear that Beijing fully appreciates the role it is taking on by trying to broker peace in strife-torn Afghanistan

The 2018-19 period has been noteworthy in one way: it has seen...