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Creative policy thinking can help the United States and the international community avert the worst human security outcomes in Afghanistan.
Jul 11, 2022
The Biden administration signaled an effort to shift overall U.S. policy by prioritizing diplomacy and making some modest shifts on the military front, but key human security challenges loom on the horizon.
Sep 7, 2021
Brian Katulis, Peter Juul
The Biden administration should lead in developing a human rights-centered plan for the forcibly displaced to mitigate further disaster in Afghanistan.
Aug 17, 2021
Alexandra Schmitt, Elisa Massimino
An actionable plan for the next administration’s progressive national security agenda.
Oct 19, 2020
the CAP National Security and International Policy Team
This interactive database features nearly 250 recommendations that the next administration can advance, adopt, and implement within the first 100 days to set the country on a path toward a more progressive national security approach.
It is time to end the war in Afghanistan responsibly and make a strategic transition to more pressing U.S. national security challenges.
Jul 29, 2019
Kelly Magsamen, Michael Fuchs
The United States sent thousands of government civilians to Provincial Reconstruction Teams across Afghanistan to bring security, development, and government to the Afghan people. Identifying what worked and what did not is critical to ensuring better outcomes for the next conflict.
Dec 14, 2015
Ariella Viehe, Jasmine Afshar, Tamana Heela
This interactive outlines key international commitments to Afghanistan through pivotal years of transition.
Mar 23, 2015
Katherine Blakeley, Aarthi Gunasekaran
Any adjustment to the withdrawal timeline of U.S. troops from Afghanistan must consider the critical needs of the Afghan National Security Forces.
Mar 17, 2015
Ariella Viehe, Katherine Blakeley, Aarthi Gunasekaran
Afghanistan has become one of the most corrupt countries on earth, but the election of a new government offers a critical opportunity for reform that neither Kabul nor Washington can afford to waste.
Mary Beth Goodman, Trevor Sutton
The Afghanistan national unity government’s visit to Washington offers an opportunity to reinvigorate the U.S.-Afghanistan relationship by using U.S. and international assistance to bolster Afghanistan’s own reform agenda.
Ariella Viehe, Aarthi Gunasekaran
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