SouthAsiaSource Oct 20, 2022
The lionesses of Kabul & Tehran in Khorasan
By Davood Moradian
Afghan and Iranian women continue to be denied their basic human rights, and this shared struggle is built on an overlapping Iranian-Afghan history and civilizational space known as the Iranian plateau.
Report Sep 27, 2022
Afghanistan under the Taliban: Regional recalibrations, challenges, and ways forward
By Hameed Hakimi
Despite the spectacular and unprecedented events following the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan in August 2021, the global spotlight steadily shifted away from the country.
SouthAsiaSource Sep 26, 2022
To support Afghan women activists, prioritize local knowledge over numbers
By Sophie Mae Berman and Yelena Biberman
Though Afghan women have been included in certain peacebuilding efforts, these experiences were largely tokenist and minimally empowering.
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.
Feature Apr 22, 2021
A transatlantic charter for peace and security in Afghanistan
By South Asia Center
The Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center presents the exclusive launch of the Transatlantic Charter on Afghanistan as part of the Strategic Dialogues on and with Afghanistan.
Nov 23, 2020
Developing a long-term transatlantic framework for peace and security in Afghanistan
Between fall 2020 and summer 2021, the South Asia Center hosts a series of private, high-level strategic dialogues to develop and advocate for a longer-term strategic outlook to ensure stability in Afghanistan as well as maintaining US and European counter-terrorism interests.
The South Asia Center serves as the Atlantic Council’s focal point for work on the region as well as relations between these countries, neighboring regions, Europe, and the United States.