The year 2017 witnessed continued challenges to the credibility and competence of the so-called National Unity Government in Kabul. President Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah competed over the perquisites of power rather than collaborating to secure a viable future for their country. US and NATO forces remained at a stalemate with the Taliban, while Afghanistan’s predatory neighbors were as self-interested as ever. Hard-won gains remain reversible.
Research Article| February 01 2018
Afghanistan in 2017: Another Year of Running in Place
Asian Survey (2018) 58 (1): 110–119.
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C. Christine Fair; Afghanistan in 2017: Another Year of Running in Place. Asian Survey 1 February 2018; 58 (1): 110–119. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.1.110
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