Sarah Cliffe, director of NYU Center on International Cooperation, discusses Pres. Biden's remarks to the UN General Assembly. "He first of all talked a lot about partnership, but he also talked about action, and that's what people wanted to see."
CIC non-resident fellow Said Sabir Ibrahimi spoke with The Guardian about his experience as an Afghan refugee and the mistakes of various actors that led to the current situation of instability in Afghanistan.
This policy paper by Barnett Rubin, Senior Fellow at CIC examines how the Afghan peace process provides the United States with an opportunity to pivot to a strategy that frees it from dependence on military bases in the landlocked backyard of Russia and China, and how that can provide it with an entry point to an expanded and more effective Asia policy focused on some of the most vital threats confronting humanity.
In September, Afghanistan and the Taliban began conducting peace negotiations to plan a road map for the country’s future after the withdrawal of United States forces. A key challenge for this process is the status of Afghanistan’s current constitution. This report, published by the United States Institute of Peace in partnership with CIC, explores some of the constitutional questions that are likely to arise in the course of the negotiations and provides suggestions for how the peace process might resolve them.