Afghanistan: 4-Party Peace Talks Set For January

Pakistan and Afghanistan agreed to hold a quadrilateral meeting during the first week in January also involving China and the United States on a comprehensive road map for a “meaningful … Read More

No Peace Without Unity in Afghanistan

Analysis There is a proverb in Afghanistan that goes, “patience is bitter, but it has a sweet fruit.” In the case of the Taliban, the ability to patiently endure a … Read More

Afghan, Pakistan leaders maintain unyielding positions at summit

By Asad Hashim Leaders of Afghanistan and Pakistan held firm to positions on their troubled ties at a conference on Afghanistan’s future on Wednesday that risked being overshadowed by a … Read More

Afghan officials: New Taliban leader may have been shot in Pakistan

By Sayed Salahuddin The new leader of Afghanistan’s Taliban insurgency may have been badly wounded or killed during a dispute with a rival, complicating efforts to revive stalled peace talks … Read More