A transatlantic charter on Afghanistan

Supporting peace, security, and sovereignty in Afghanistan

The participants of the Atlantic Council / Rockefeller Brothers Fund Strategic Dialogues have been working for the past eight months to develop a long-term strategic outlook to promote stability in Afghanistan consistent with Afghan, US, and European interests and values. This group of distinguished European, American, and Afghan diplomats, military officers, scholars, and analysts brought to our deliberations a deep understanding of the context both on the ground and among the allies. We explored a diplomatic-security framework based on the minimal conditions and variables necessary to realize a long-term vision of a sovereign, unified, democratic, peaceful, and prosperous Afghanistan and generated recommendations to support this vision.

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Realities on the ground: Spotlighting Afghan voices

Mon, Aug 2, 2021

South Asia midyear pause: Taking stock of 2021

South Asia will face crucial issues like human security, regional stability, economic prosperity, and the pandemic in the remainder of 2021. How should we understand the region’s prospects as we embark on the second half of the year? Our South Asia experts weigh in.

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Countries in focus

Strategic dialogues

Youth engagement in the region

A day in the life: South Asia’s youth

This initiative, realized through Instagram, enables individuals across the region to discuss topics of their choice within a people-to-people space that bypasses the “middleman” of the partisan media, to foster positive perceptions of South Asia within both the region and the international community and to spread awareness of each country’s unique lived experiences.

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Leadership

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Capucine Querenet (Project Assistant)

Emily Carll (Project Assistant)

Fahim Ahmad (Project Assistant)

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Content

Wed, Sep 8, 2021

Chaudhary joins BBC World News to discuss the US diplomacy after the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan

Insights & Impact by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Conflict

Wed, Sep 8, 2021

Alam wrote for Project Syndicate on the Afghan resistance: “Support Ahmad Massoud and the Afghan Resistance”

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Conflict

Tue, Sep 7, 2021

Raghuraman had an exclusive interview with Media Brief: Is Ideology Driving Tech Policy?

In the News by Atlantic Council

Digital Policy Economy & Business

Tue, Sep 7, 2021

Shahid joined Economic Reporters’ Forum in collaboration with the Research Policy Integration for Development and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung for a webinar: Cautious rope walking wise for Bangladesh skipping any orbit

In the News by Atlantic Council

Bangladesh China

Tue, Sep 7, 2021

Alam was quoted in CNBC News: “Fighting continues in Afghanistan’s Panjshir Valley as anti-Taliban resistance vows to hold out.”

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Conflict

Tue, Sep 7, 2021

Akhtar with the Institute of Regional Studies Islamabad: “Afghanistan: What Next?”

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan South Asia

Mon, Sep 6, 2021

Nawaz joins East Asia Forum to contribute an analytical piece on Pakistan: “Reality bites for Imran Khan’s ‘New Pakistan’

Insights & Impact

Conflict Economy & Business

Mon, Sep 6, 2021

Nasr quoted in Money Control on the emerging Biden doctrine

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Conflict

Mon, Sep 6, 2021

Samad joins TRT World to discuss Panjshir

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Conflict

Sun, Sep 5, 2021

Nasr quoted in The New York Times on the emerging Biden doctrine

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Conflict