Embracing New Afghan President, U.S. Says Ghani Is No Hamid Karzai

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's visit to Washington is expected to reflect a new, cooperative relationship between his country and the United States.


Portrait of the Nation as a Young Army

The varied faces on Afghanistan's front line.

The South Asia Channel

Afghanistan’s “Transformation Decade” Depends on the Taliban’s Foot Soldiers

The Transformation Decade in Afghanistan won’t transform much if the motivations for the Taliban’s foot soldiers aren’t understood, or curtailed.

The South Asia Channel

Protesting Against Terrorism in Pakistan

Civil society activists and a pro-Taliban group protest each other in an escalating cycle.

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