The Taliban put in place one of the worst forms of discrimination against women in Afghanistan. The Afghan police is taking a page from their playbook.
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Results of elections in Afghanistan are questionable. Hampered by intimidation by militia and insurgent groups, corruption and partisanship within the electoral administration, the prospects for fair elections hinge on the prospects for peace. Also check out our section on World Democracy.
A period of strategic competition with China and firm push-back against Russia could be blended with economic growth and focused cooperation.
American troop withdrawal from Afghanistan inclusive of plans to close bases brokered with Taliban may be recipe for total civil war, article.
After 10 months of negotiations, the United States and the Taliban have reached an agreement to end their conflict in Afghanistan. That was the easy part.
Is democracy promotion a core element of America’s foreign policy identity? Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice believes so.
While Afghanistan’s 2014 presidential elections were flawed, heavy voter turnout demonstrated that Afghan citizens preferred democracy over Taliban rule.
Does U.S. risk turning a chance for success in Afghanistan into a shameful failure? It could be dragged back into the conflict at a far greater cost.
Beneath the gaze of the TV cameras a woman begins speaking, at first softly but with growing passion as she faces the “Butcher of Kabul” .
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday mocked Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for funding a library in Afghanistan, suggesting it was of no use.
At least 63 journalists around the world were killed doing their jobs in 2018, with Afghanistan being the deadliest place for journalists worldwide.