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.
The goal of the United States should be to create conditions that leave the possibility for Afghans to build a more legitimate government and security sector in future decades.
Pakistan remains at the center of many challenges facing the United States in South Asia yet the foreign policy establishments in both countries are less certain than ever about the direction and potential of the bilateral relationship. George Perkovich will conduct a conversation with Ambassador Khan on these and other issues.
Using U.S. leverage to craft an Afghan settlement demands incredible deftness in both Washington and Kabul. More, certainly, than either administration has yet displayed.