Humanitarian aid isn’t preventing starvation or hardship, but it is propping up the regime.
Nearly 90 percent of Afghan humanitarian parole recipients are still waiting to learn their fates.
‘Admit to your mistakes, learn from them, so that this doesn’t happen ever, ever again.’
Years of playing footsie with the Taliban has fed the country’s current insurgent violence.
Plus: An interview with Sen. Jeff Merkley on China policy.
Our disastrous withdrawal paved the way for a partnership between the Taliban and Xi Jinping’s regime.
Afghan journalists launch a news organization to cover their home country from afar.
Plus: GOP senators respond to Trump’s rhetoric, a Democrat wants other senators on the record on gun bills, and Blinken misses McCaul’s subpoena deadline.
Plus: A researcher calls for Congress to sanction Xi Jinping.
Members will examine the chaotic August 2021 evacuation of Afghan allies.
Two decades of advances for women have disappeared in 13 months.
The State Department signals it’s closing up shop at a compound for displaced Afghans in Abu Dhabi.
A new congressional report spells out how the Biden administration bungled last year’s withdrawal.
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A year after Kabul fell to the Taliban, Americans and Afghans still struggle with its bloody ramifications.
He says the killing of ISIS leader Maher al Agal in Syria shows that over-the-horizon counterterror works, but it ignores key differences between the two countries.