Asia and the Pacific
Faced with both the impending withdrawal of U.S. and NATO troops along with its own presidential election in 2014, Afghanistan now finds itself caught in the continued conflict between India and Pakistan as it tries to deal with Taliban’s threat to its internal security. Brookings experts continue to discuss issues pertinent to Afghanistan’s uncertain future.
An Afghan policeman stands guard at a counting centre in Kabul (REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail).
Democracy Dividends from the Afghanistan Investment
April 9, 2014, David Petraeus and Michael E. O'Hanlon
General David Petraeus and Michael O'Hanlon argue that American sacrifices over the past 13 years paid off in a successful Afghan election in early April. With patience and realism, they write, we need to watch how the process plays out into the summer.
U.S. Military Affairs
April 7, 2014, Fred Dews
April 4, 2014, Fred Dews
March 31, 2014
March 31, 2014, Fred Dews
Opinion | The Los Angeles Times
March 30, 2014, Ronald Neumann and Michael E. O'Hanlon
Opinion | Politico
March 24, 2014, Michael E. O'Hanlon
Book Chapter | Austrian Federal Ministry of the Interior
March 24, 2014, Vanda Felbab-Brown
March 24, 2014, Hanif Zarrabi-Kashani
Opinion | The National Interest
March 11, 2014, Michael E. O'Hanlon and Najib Sharifi
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Historian and journalist William Dalrymple looks to the present and future of Afghanistan as the U.S. withdraws from the longest war in its history. He sees the danger of an escalating conflict between India and Pakistan, two nuclear powers that could threaten world peace.
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Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Michael E. O'Hanlon
Director of Research, Foreign Policy
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence
Director, The Intelligence Project
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence
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