Why Making Taliban a ‘New Normal’ Is Dangerous
Dr. Omar Sadr
A chronic conflict such as Afghanistan requires four mutually reinforcing pillars: A legitimate/inclusive political process in Kabul; a cooperative/coerced Pakistan; sound...
Water Diplomacy between Iran and Afghanistan
Abdul Farid Zikria
For nearly 45 years, Iran has been violating the Helmand Water Treaty and getting up to four times more water from the river than it is allowed. It's time to st...
Elite Pashtoons and Democratic Governance
Eisa Khan Ayoob Ayoobi
The absence of a real democratic milieu in Afghanistan has sustained the vicious cycle of ethnic superiority. Pashtun elites have vested interest in maintaining t...
Afghanistan’s Peace Puzzle: Why Nothing Moves Forward?
Dr. Yaqub Ibrahimi
Despite the United States’ exacerbation of pressures on Pakistan and the Taliban, and National Unity Government (NUG)’s efforts for opening a negotiation ...
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The Afghan Elites Perception Toward the Islamic Republic of Iran
“Typology of Religious trends in Contemporary Herat in Kabul
“Ceremony of "Strategic Analysis of the Chabahar Port: Afghanistan-Iran-India Relations"
“Panel VI: Special Session on US' New Strategy for Afghanistan/Region
“Panel VI: The Way forwards
“Panel V: Outsmarting Terrorists; Indigenous Narratives
“Panel IV: Afghanistan: From Great Game to Great Consensus
“Panel III: External Powers: Rules of the Game