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.
Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers keep watch at the Forward Base in Nari district near the army outpost in Kunar province (REUTERS/Omar Sobhani).
Prospects for Stability in Afghanistan and Pakistan
October 14, 2014
On October 14, the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence at Brookings hosted a discussion exploring the state of Afghanistan and Pakistan today, as well as the challenges ahead for both countries and U.S. policy in 2015.
U.S. Military Affairs
Opinion | The Washington Post
October 10, 2014, Vanda Felbab-Brown, Ronald Neumann and David Sedney
September 30, 2014, John R. Evans
September 24, 2014, Hanif Zarrabi-Kashani
India-U.S. Policy Memo
September 2014, Michael E. O'Hanlon
Opinion | Wall Street Journal
September 3, 2014, Michael E. O'Hanlon and Bruce Riedel
September 2, 2014, Jennifer R. Williams
August 6, 2014, Fred Dews and Elina Saxena
Testimony | House Armed Services Committee
July 30, 2014, Michael E. O'Hanlon
July 30, 2014, Hanif Zarrabi-Kashani
America's Secret War in Afghanistan, 1979-89
2014, Bruce Riedel
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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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For selected data on progress and security in Afghanistan, visit the Afghanistan Index »
University of California Washington Center
Michael E. O'Hanlon
Co-Director, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence
Director of Research, Foreign Policy
Director, The Intelligence Project
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for Middle East Policy, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence
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