A discussion on the fragile trajectory of peace in Afghanistan and the Doha Agreement peace deal, hosted by the NATO Association of Canada.
Mary Peplinski discusses the fragile peace agreement between the United States and the Taliban, and examines how an early withdrawal of American troops could worsen violence and compromise advances in women’s rights in Afghanistan.
Guest contributor Rachel Zack provides a review of Graeme Smith’s sobering account of Canadian involvement in the war in Afghanistan. She argues that Canadian policymakers can garner important lessons from the experience and legacy he describes.
A look at the inspiring story of Afghanistan at this year’s Cricket World Cup, and the security implications of sport in international affairs.
In this article David Lazzam reflects on the Afghan peace talks. As the negotiations continue, optimism is belayed by concerns over the potential problems that might arise from the male-dominated negotiations.
In response to a months-long string of terrorist attacks, the Pakistani government recently announced its new counter-terrorism strategy, Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad. Nabil Bhatia analyzes the operation, highlights its successes as well as possible areas of improvement.
How has the recent spate of terror attacks in Afghanistan and Pakistan increased tensions between the two countries to the benefit of terrorists? Farah Bogani explores
The Afghan government controls less than 60% of the nation’s territory. Nabil Bhatia analyzes the regional security implications of Afghanistan’s diminishing security force and the resurgence of terrorist groups within the country.
As a result of increased political instability in Afghanistan, a window of opportunity has opened for ISIS. Pierre Olivier-Bussieres asseses the conditions Afghanistan has provided for ISIS to successfully operate within the region.
The decision to endure the fight in Afghanistan was difficult for Canada to make, and this country did so at a relatively substantial cost. Jayson Derow discusses the triumphs of the Canadian Armed Forces in Afghanistan and why a sustained commitment of troops is needed in order to ensure the success of Canada’s three signature projects.