Assessing the Future of the Afghan Peace Process

This article was written by IWP M.A. candidate Arash Yaqin. Two decades after the Afghanistan Bonn conference that excluded the Taliban, the future of the Afghan people depends again on a foreign summitry, this time likely one in Istanbul, Turkey. While ordinary Afghans have neither a role in directing the content of the peace talks…

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Afghans Failed to Build a Strategic Partnership with the US

This article was written by IWP student Arash Yaqin. Arash Yaqin writes that after two decades of investment in blood and money, Afghans and Americans need to rethink and revisit their partnership. Two months after the US-Taliban deal in Qatar, there is nothing as clear as the Trump administration’s firm commitment to provisions of the deal that…

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