The South Asia Channel

Five Questions Congress Should Ask About Afghanistan

The Kunduz debacle will likely be misdiagnosed as a military rather than political problem. It's not about U.S. troop numbers, but rather the Afghan government itself.

The South Asia Channel

Watching Kunduz Collapse From the Sidelines

The fall of Kunduz jeopardizes Pakistan's quest for internal stability.

The South Asia Channel

The Regional Roots of Kunduz’s Collapse

If an amalgamation of Taliban, Uzbek, Tajik, and other fighters are allowed to exist in the north, they may win over the support of local populations out of fear and hopelessness.

The South Asia Channel


Ashraf Ghani has a vision that could turn Central and South Asia into another East Asian Miracle.

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