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The coronavirus has swept through the top ranks, leaving Mullah Omar’s son tenuously in charge.
Kabul blames the Taliban for the killing of mothers and newborn babies but questions about the culprits remain.
The Trump administration’s push for an end to two decades of war may be slipping through its fingers.
The pandemic has decreased some kinds of crime and increased others. But the world is much safer than it used to be, and we know how to make it even safer.
As political divisions hold up talks with the Taliban, Afghan forces are paying the price.
As the United States prepares to leave, thousands of killings remain unprobed, and Washington refuses to talk about them.
Pompeo met with Afghan and Taliban leaders this week to salvage the fragile agreement. He came back empty-handed.
Decentralizing decision-making can help left-behind regions get back on track.
Boris Johnson has contradictory ideas for his country’s future—and no clear paths for getting there.