The president has spoken. All U.S. forces will be out of Afghanistan by September 11—the twentieth anniversary of the attacks that forever changed America and the world.
As U.S. President Joe Biden prepares to mark 100 days in office, Carnegie scholars from across our global network assess his foreign policy strategy so far.
How can the military and civilians work together to prevent or manage conflict? Two seminal policy initiatives, the Stabilization Assistance Review (SAR) and the Global Fragility Act (GFA), provide important answers by emphasizing an alignment of defense, development, and diplomatic efforts.
The U.S. is withdrawing all troops from Afghanistan to focus on more urgent foreign policy priorities.
Moscow doesn’t see the current Afghan government as autonomous, and is trying to strike a balance between all the different forces at play there in order to retain its influence if one of those forces collapses.
Join us as Dan Balz, Norman Ornstein, and Danielle Pletka sit down with Aaron David Miller to discuss expected domestic and foreign policy in the Biden administration.
The coronavirus has devastated fragile and conflict-affected states, exacerbating suffering and, in some cases, shifting power dynamics in ways that are likely to influence politics or the conflicts even when the pandemic subsides.
Join us as General David Petraeus, Andrew Bacevich, and Frances Brown sit down with Aaron David Miller to explore the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the way out.
There is no better bulwark against a return of Taliban rule than an educated Afghan society that rejects the Taliban’s ideology. But that will require continued U.S. engagement, including military presence.
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.