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.
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The need for democracy in Afghanistan remains urgent. Afghans remain under threat of political violence, corruption and lack of free speech protections. Also check out our section on World Democracy.
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.
The body of a Utah mayor and Army National Guard member who urged Americans to vote before he was killed in Afghanistan has been returned to U.S. soil.
36-year-old Shamsia Hassani is Afghanistan’s first (and likely only) female graffiti artist and is seeking change in war torn Kabul through murals.
Despite all problems with the system, the elections have served as a powerful representation that Afghanistan’s people do demand democracy