Video Brian Katulis, back from a recent trip to Afghanistan, explains why the United States needs a plan to help the country stand on its own after U.S. troops withdraw.
Report John Podesta, Brian Katulis, and Caroline Wadhams outline steps U.S. policymakers can take to promote a successful handover of responsibility to the Afghan government after U.S. troops withdraw.
John Podesta, Brian Katulis, and Caroline Wadhams explain how the United States can help Afghanistan prepare for the withdrawal of U.S. troops in this Washington Post op-ed.
Ties between Saudi Arabia and the United States remain close but have experienced serious strains in recent years, writes Brian Katulis.
Issue Brief Colin Cookman, Brian Katulis, Sarah Margon, and Caroline Wadhams look at ways to streamline aid to Pakistan while making it more effective.
Brian Katulis says Ahmed Wali Karzai’s death is a reminder that moving forward on power sharing and reconciliation in Afghanistan won’t be easy in the years ahead.
The unanswered questions that remain about the president's Afghanistan strategy, and the lack of a clear definition of the endstate America is working toward in both Afghanistan and Pakistan remain fundamental policy problems, writes Brian Katulis.
It is important to keep in mind that today’s economic challenges plus the continued need to play a vigilant leadership role in the world to keep Americans safe will mean that an actual peace dividend will likely be quite minimal in the end, writes Brian Katulis.
President Obama needs to look beyond troop levels in his Afghanistan speech tomorrow and focus on broader policy issues, write Brian Katulis and Caroline Wadhams.
Brian Katulis explains why the Obama administration needs to keep Middle East security threats and political grievances high on its policy agenda along with economic development.
President Obama takes a first step toward outlining a bold new Middle East strategy, but the key now is concerted follow up and implementation, writes Brian Katulis.
The time is ripe to advance a proactive regional strategy for progress, prosperity, and peace to further marginalize regressive elements holding back inevitable change, writes Brian Katulis.
The U.S. raid that killed Osama bin Laden has raised profound questions about U.S.-Pakistan cooperation on terrorism, say Peter Juul, Brian Katulis, and Caroline Wadhams. But it also offers an opportunity to strengthen that cooperation.
Brian Katulis explains why "business as usual" will no longer do in Pakistan and Afghanistan after bin Laden's death.
CAP Action Senior Fellow Brian Katulis testifies before the Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence.