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A summary of the International Religious Freedom Act, the law underlying Pakistan's recent placement on a State Department watch list of countries that engage in or allow “severe violations of religious freedom.”
Washington's narrow focus on the Haqqani Network in Pakistan is missing the forest for the trees.
When it comes to diplomacy in Afghanistan, President Trump should take his own advice.
The case against involvement focuses on the considerable cost of past U.S. efforts and the seeming futility of attempts to improve the situation.
Fear of resurgent terrorist activity is the main reason to remain in Afghanistan, but policymakers and strategists should view continued intervention as a means to a limited objective.
Ultimate success in Afghanistan will depend on a wide variety of factors—including how we define success.
President Donald Trump intends to order the deployment of more U.S. troops to Afghanistan. But even with additional troops, a continued stalemate is the likely outcome.
The Afghan government may be faltering, but the country's elites are too invested to let it fail. Here's how the United States can help them shore up their institutions.
More than six months after the International Criminal Court announced tyhat the prosecutor's office would soon make a decision on whether to launch a full investigation in Afghanistan, we are still waiting to hear what comes next.