Weekly Insights and Analysis

Measuring Afghanistan

American engagement in Afghanistan has been fraught and complex since it began in 2001. When I served as Supreme Allied Commander at NATO from 2009-2013, we had 150,000 NATO troops on the ground. Since then, the U.S. has continued to maintain a much smaller military...

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Toon Bodyslam: Just What Thailand Needs

Sometimes, inspiration comes from the most unexpected places. One of Thailand's leading rock stars, Artiwara "Toon” Khongmalai—who sings for the popular Thai rock band Bodyslam—has been running across Thailand, raising money for hospitals that give care to the poor....

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Behind the Scenes: Polling 10,000 Afghans

The 2017 Survey of the Afghan People polled 10,012 Afghan respondents from all major ethnic groups across all 34 provinces, on what they think about security, migration, the economy, the Taliban, their government, elections, and women's rights. This video captures...

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