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Bonn Conference

No Woman No Country

Marla Mossman | Posted 02.15.2012 | World
Marla Mossman

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The Time Is Ripe for a National Dialogue on Reconciliation

Michelle Barsa | Posted 02.13.2012 | World
Michelle Barsa

The peace process rightly continues to be Afghan-owned and Afghan-led, but this has allowed the U.S. to avoid defining a coherent political strategy. The talk pillar falls short of fight and build, undervaluing local political reconciliation to achieve and sustain security gains.

The Afghan Road to Peace Could Start in Bonn

Lisa Schirch | Posted 01.31.2012 | World
Lisa Schirch

A more comprehensive Afghan peace process will enjoy greater public support, legitimacy, sustainability, and ultimately lead to more democratic governance.

Bonn's Second Conference on Afghanistan: What Should Be Expected?

Sajia Kamrany | Posted 11.15.2011 | World
Sajia Kamrany

Expectation is high for the second Bonn meeting but it could be a sham unless the rein of power is turned to qualified Afghans who desire to bring true democracy and a just society in Afghanistan.

A Hidden Denial in the Afghan Election

Paul Fitzgerald | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Paul Fitzgerald

U.S. missteps in Afghanistan stretch back to the Bush administration's decision to court the warlords.

Obama's Team Stumbling Into Afghanistan Trap

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Throwing more troops into the mess in Afghanistan is the kind of mistake that the previous administration would make. Obama needs to show that he has learned something of those mistakes.