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Workshop on Employment and Stability in Kabul

On Wednesday 2 November, The Hague Institute, on behalf of the project consortium and in cooperation with Mercy Corps Afghanistan, hosted a workshop in…

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Afghanistan Corruption No Gaffe

United Kingdom (UK) Prime Minister David Cameron made international news during the recent London Anti-Corruption Summit by characterizing Afghanistan and Nigeria as “fantastically corrupt countries,” and “possibly the…

Breaking Afghanistan’s Election Crisis Cycle

Electoral integrity is an essential element for ending Afghanistan’s culture of impunity and promoting legitimate governance. Over the last decade, elections in Afghanistan have…

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Give Afghans the Peace they Deserve

On February 6, Afghanistan, China, Pakistan, and the United States will convene in Islamabad for a third round of talks to reach agreement on…

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The Capture of Kunduz and Future of Afghanistan

The Taliban offensive that captured the Afghan city of Kunduz on Monday represented the group’s first major capture in 14 years. After several months…

A Test for the Geneva Conventions

Many voices in the international community are calling for an independent investigation into the bombing of the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) hospital in Kunduz,…