Seth Jones, director of the International Security and Defense Policy Center at the RAND Corporation joins CFR's James M. Lindsay and Robert McMahon to discuss Trump's plans for the war in Afghanistan.
Women are at the center of a push for an Afghanistan whose future looks different from its past. Recently, female activists spent days poring over a letter they wrote that urges the United Nations to take an active role in stopping the violence.
Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post, covering July 5 to July 13, was compiled with support from Lucia Petty and Rebecca Turkington.
Announcements of overlapping, temporary cease-fires by the Afghan government, U.S.-led NATO forces, and the Taliban are hopeful signs that there is still room to move toward a political dialogue to end the conflict.