A peace deal with the Taliban could be signed as soon as Feb. 29, 2020. But rebuilding Afghanistan after three decades of conflict will take much more than an accord, says a scholar of peacebuilding.
India has rejected recent offers on mediation over Jammu and Kashmir. But it should think again.
Why Afghanistan is still waiting to hear who its next president will be – nearly four months after the election.
There's much more going on in the world than the Trump impeachment and Brexit. Here are five momentous global stories to track in 2020.
US officials have consistently lied over decades about progress in the Afghanistan war. The lies are no surprise, writes a foreign affairs scholar – but they have profound consequences.
Building a lasting peace in Afghanistan will take much more than an accord with the Taliban. In post-conflict nations, economic development and job creation are critical to national security.
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?