The event will feature remarks by William J. Burns, Ann Kerr, and Maha Yahya, followed by a conversation between Jihad Azour, Marwan Muasher, Ben Rhodes, and Christiane Amanpour looking toward the ten-year anniversary of the Arab Spring.
Thousands of families are fleeing their homes as heavy fighting between government forces and the Taliban rages in Afghanistan's Helmand province.
Most anti-state revolts across the Indian subcontinent have now been crushed, demobilized, or contained. Yet beneath that surface, state coercive power remains contested.
With the United States set to leave Afghanistan, India’s involvement there may be at risk. India needs to update its priorities to prepare for this change.
In South Asia, the coronavirus pandemic is at once a public health crisis, an economic crisis, and a humanitarian crisis.
After forming a series of governments through U.S. mediators, Afghanistan needs a course correction.
While will be tangible outcomes to President Trump’s visit to India beyond the optics, the extravaganza Trump is expecting will probably overshadow the substance.
The standard for victory in Afghanistan was never could the United States win, but when could the United States leave and what would it leave behind.
U.S. security requirements and national interests cannot begin to justify the human, strategic, and financial costs of a continued, large-scale U.S. military presence in Afghanistan. It is long past time to accept the risks and difficult compromises of a negotiated settlement.
A discussion about the role of the United States in shaping up the new world order, the trade war, and U.S. strategy on its Afghanistan exit.