Chinmaya R. Gharekhan


International Herald Tribune: The Afghanistan Endgame

May 18, 2011


After almost 10 bloody years, it is the beginning of the endgame in Afghanistan. Osama bin Laden drew America into Afghanistan; his death will be seen by many as the strategic rationale to depart.


Afghanistan Needs a Surge of Diplomacy

January 27, 2010


The 68-nation London conference at the end of this month will focus on the future of Afghanistan, against the backdrop of major new military commitments by the United States and NATO, promises from the international community of increased civilian assistance, and pledges of new anti-corruption measures from President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan. Bu… Read more