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


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

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A grunt’s thoughts on the loss of Kunduz: I used to tell my squad that it was worth it

As I’m scrolling through my Facebook feed during my Monday morning commute I almost overlook a post from my old Company Commander: “Taliban Fighters Overrun Kunduz City as Afghan Forces Retreat.”

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