Regions / Afghanistan
Is it time to retire the Great Game to the pages of history and literature and bring the troops home?
Conference in London shapes Afghanistan's future through crafting of new compact.
Afghanistan's trajectory after the parliamentary elections.
Almost two years after the fall of the Taliban, peace and security in Afghanistan still remains elusive.
While President Bush told the UN General Assembly that Washington's belief in "human dignity" was the main U.S. motivation for pursuing the war, two articles that appeared in two major U.S. newspapers the same morning offered the delegates an altogether different subtext.
On the eve of the third anniversary of 9/11, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution linking Iraq to the al-Qaida attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
Will the parliamentary elections deepen democracy in Afghanistan?
Afghanistan will undergo the first presidential elections in the countrys history on October 9, 2004.
The Taliban are acutely aware that sustained donor interest and military support will not last forever; donor fatigue, shifting budgetary priorities, and waning donor attention are inevitable.
We have yet to pay the complete costs of the militarization of foreign policy under the Bush administration, and the bill will be high.