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.
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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.
A Q&A about the international partnership-turned-rivalry that has shaped South Asia for decades.
Challenging the ICC’s jurisdiction based on the status-of-forces agreement (SOFA) that Afghanistan entered into with the US in 2002 is, in my opinion, the best US option if its goal is to avoid the ICC investigation. But no one has yet presented the SOFA to the ICC Prosecutor.
Some suggestions for how the U.S. could respond to a looming ICC investigation into alleged crimes by U.S. personnel in Afghanistan.
President Trump faces a range of challenges and opportunities in his policy toward Iran. Ariane Tabatabai and Dina Esfandiary offer a roadmap to navigate this complicated relationship.
Seth Jones explains how the Islamic State's rivalry with the Afghan Taliban is keeping the terrorist organization in check.
Though Bangladesh is often hailed a success story of Muslim democracy, Georgetown's Christine Fair, Ali Hamza, and Rebecca Heller describe support for terrorism and religious intolerance in the frequently-overlooked South Asian nation.
Potential Implications of CENTCOM’s MSF Investigation on the ICC’s Preliminary Examination of U.S. Forces in Afghanistan
CENTCOM’s report on the airstrike on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan will surely attract the attention of the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) Office of the Prosecutor (OTP).
General John Campbell, Commander of U.S. Forces in Afghanistan, testifies before the House Armed Services Committee.