The only way to end the Afghan war is through a political settlement that can incorporate the Taliban into the Afghan political system.Read More
About the Author
Ahmad Murid Partaw is the former Afghan Senior National Representative (SNR) to the U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM) and a graduate of Political Science from the University of South Florida (USF) in Tampa, FL. His research focuses on Afghan politics and the Middle East. He is an Alumni of the Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies (NESA) as well as United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM) and Joint Special Operations University (JSOU). He writes about Afghanistan and Pakistan in Foreign Policy Journal, The National Interest, IHS Janes, Eurasia Journal, Kabul Times, and Indian Strategic Studies.
Mullah Mansour’s Killing has caused another leadership crisis within the Taliban.Read More
To defeat the Taliban, the government of Afghanistan needs to implement comprehensive reforms with its security establishment.Read More
Pakistan is now suffering from the same extremist groups that have long found support and refuge within its borders.Read More
As a regional power which has huge interests in Afghanistan’s stabilization, India should be included in the Afghan negotiation process.Read More