According to a recent survey, Afghans rate their lives worse than anyone else on the planet. The election is unlikely to be a game changer considering the magnitude of challenges facing the country.
As Afghans head to the polls on September 28, peace still remains elusive.
A ceasefire with the Taliban won't make it safe to send more refugees back to Afghanistan.
Private military and security companies are increasingly being contracted in Africa. But there are big gaps in understanding their impact.
After Imran Khan's visit to the White House, what lies ahead for his relationship with Donald Trump?
In countries where people access different justice providers, a hybrid model could pull them together and ensure better oversight and human rights.
One of the highlights of the 2019 men's cricket World Cup is the Afghan national team and their global support.
On the eve of the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, the human rights of child migrants rarely follow them when they cross borders.
An Australian documentary about a group of young Afghanis who form a heavy-metal band highlights rock's subversive power.
Former President Jimmy Carter's foreign policy efforts may have been far more effective than critics have claimed.
War games let you test your political and military acumen right at your kitchen table – while also helping you appreciate how decision-makers are limited by the choices of others.
A new study looks at obituaries of private military contractors killed at war. The majority are white men with significant military experience.
The US has been at war in Afghanistan since a few weeks after 9/11. Now we are negotiating a peace with the Taliban, the same insurgents who sheltered Osama bin Laden.
The US is negotiating a peace agreement with the Taliban, so it can safely withdraw its troops. But how can peace last in Afghanistan if women aren't at the negotiating table?
A Taliban perspective on recent peace talks for Afghanistan.
The last adult is leaving the White House after a shock decision by the president to pull troops out of Syria.
The global target to eradicate polio is being missed because a number of countries are struggling to reach high vaccine coverage.
Despite perceptions of an antagonistic Pakistan-India-Afghanistan dynamic, there are strong institutional foundations for a more cooperative relationship.
Women health-care volunteers in places like Nepal, Afghanistan and Ethiopia play a vital role in the health system, yet they are undervalued and undertrained.
Jirga has a clear message to the Taliban, Westerners, and other Afghans - even in the horror of warfare you can’t escape moral accountability.