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NATO countries must undergo a renaissance in the way they collectively develop and execute strategy. The forthcoming Alliance summit is the right venue to start.
Since the Biden administration’s shock decision to rapidly withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan, threats have not diminished, war has escalated and peace appears increasingly distant, rendering further compromises by the US inevitable.
As the US and allied forces prepare to depart from Afghanistan, attention naturally shifts to the Taliban and its decision-making structures.
Joe Biden may be withdrawing US troops from the ground, but given the continuing threat of terrorism that will emanate from Afghanistan it is unlikely that NATO will be able to fully disengage.
Donors are caught in a bind in Afghanistan. But it is a bind that ties.
The House of Lords International Relations and Defence Committee, which I chair, has just published its report, ‘The UK and Afghanistan’. Here are its main findings.
Claudia Wallner and Jessica White
Extremist groups across the ideological spectrum are capitalising on the uncertainty created by the pandemic.
Aaditya Dave, Research Analyst at RUSI, talks terror in Afghanistan in the wake of the recent attacks.
RUSI Senior Research Fellow Emily Winterbotham examines the new US strategy in Afghanistan and South Asia announced by President Trump on 21 August 2017.
Since the Biden administration’s shock decision to rapidly withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan, threats have not diminished, war has escalated and peace appears increasingly distant, rendering...
James M Page
The Trump administration appears keen to further reduce troop levels in Afghanistan, and for the Afghan government and Taliban to start formal negotiations. However, key security threats to the US...
Veerle Nouwens and Raffaello Pantucci
A report of the UK–China conference on cooperation on Afghanistan.
The cancellation of the US peace agreement with the Taliban not only reasserts the importance of elections in Afghanistan, but also wider US interests in the Afghan state.
RUSI hosted a panel to discuss Prof Theo Farrell’s new book ‘Unwinnable: Britain’s War in Afghanistan, 2001-2014’.
Professor Theo Farrell and Michael Semple will present the findings of their groundbreaking RUSI briefing paper on the state of the Taliban leadership.
RUSI is pleased to host the launch of Dr Antonio Giustozzi's latest book on the political history of the Afghan army, the first full-length expose on this vitally important institution.
Ahead of the international Anti-Corruption Summit in London this May, the Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies, RUSI and KPMG will hold four Anti-Corruption workshops.
Admiral Michael Mullen USN (Ret’d), former Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, highlighted some of the initial difficult lessons from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Hours After Killing 48 People in Bombings, the Taliban Says It Wants to Restart Peace Talks
After Trump kills Taliban deal, Afghanistan faces more violence, longer odds for peace, experts say
Trump says taliban peace talks are “proceeding well.” Experts say latest deal is a surrender.
Afghans head to the polls facing renewed security threat 17 years after U.S. invasion
Gunman attack government training centre in Kabul