Factional Struggles Emerge in Virus-Afflicted Taliban Top Ranks
The Afghan government fears that internal clashes within the militant group will leave it without a reliable peace partner.
The Afghanistan Problem That Won’t Go Away
Even now, 18 years in, there is no clear way out for the United States.
Will Zalmay Khalilzad Be Known as the Man Who Lost Afghanistan?
The lifelong booster of American power is caught between Trump’s withdrawal plans and the Taliban threat.
Ryan Crocker: The Taliban Will ‘Retake the Country’
Former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan likens Trump "framework" deal to U.S. position on Vietnam at Paris peace talks.