Trump and Biden were both foolish about Afghanistan. Now we're all paying the price

  Sunday, May 29, 2022

By Peter Bergen

Amanpour questions Taliban deputy leader on women's rights, American hostage in Afghanistan 13:26

(CNN) - Whether it...

The UN, with US leadership, must reimpose the Taliban travel ban

  Saturday, May 14, 2022

By Annie Pforzheimer

In June, the United Nations Security Council must decide whether to adjust the current regime of sanctions against Taliban leadership. It’s a consequential decision.


Time for the International Community to Get Serious About Protecting Human Rights in Afghanistan

  Friday, April 22, 2022

By Dr. Nasir Andisha & Hamid A. Formuli

Human rights abuses in Afghanistan have continued to accelerate since the Taliban takeover last August. While the international community professes outrage, it has failed t...

Beijing’s Afghanistan gamble: Can emerging China-Taliban-Pakistan triangle deliver peace?

  Wednesday, March 30, 2022

By Dr. Davood Moradian

China should support an inclusive process in Afghanistan. The alternative would be either a permanent black security hole or an Islamist dystopia on China’s doorsteps.

For protocol-obsessed Chinese foreig...

A Principled and Implementable Path for American Assistance in Afghanistan

  Wednesday, March 16, 2022

By Annie Pforzheimer & Jeffrey Grieco

In view of the dangerous and worsening humanitarian conditions now assailing Afghans, and as the United States contemplates its FY 2023 budget, finding a “swe...