Afghanistan Peace Negotiation belongs in Afghanistan, not Qatar, Russia, or China
By Michael Rubin
While American diplomats continue to spin U.S.-Taliban talks as aiming for a peace deal, Afghans are more realistic: They see Special Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad’s diplomatic process as aiming not at peace but rathe...
Islamic State Wilayat Khorasan: Phony Caliphate or bona fide province?
By Siddhant Kishore
Afghanistan and its donors: a critical time
By Nematullah Bizhan
The Geneva Conference on Afghanistan, on 23 and 24 November, presents an important opportunity for renewing t...
Qatar, the Taliban, and the Gulf Schism
By David B. Roberts
By Syed Akhtar Ali Shah
Three militants killed in an encounter in...