Resources

Global Conflict Tracker, War in Afghanistan
Council on Foreign Relations
https://www.cfr.org/global-conflict-tracker/conflict/war-afghanistan

Afghanistan Live conflict map
Liveumap
https://afghanistan.liveuamap.com/

Crisis Watch Afghanistan
International Crisis Group
https://www.crisisgroup.org/crisiswatch/july-alerts-and-june-trends-2020#afghanistan

Prospects for peace in Afghanistan
Center for Strategic and International Studies
https://www.csis.org/podcasts/csis-podcast/prospects-peace-afghanistan-0

Andrew Wilder on the latest from Afghanistan
United States Institute of Peace
https://www.usip.org/publications/2020/07/andrew-wilder-latest-afghanistan

A secret history of the war in Afghanistan
New York Times
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/16/podcasts/the-daily/afghanistan.html

Episode 20: How COVID-19 Makes Afghanistan’s War Still More Deadly
International Crisis Group
https://www.crisisgroup.org/europe-central-asia/war-peace

2020
Afghanistan Between Negotiations: How the Doha Agreement Will Affect Intra-Afghan Peace
Law Fare
https://www.lawfareblog.com/afghanistan-between-negotiations-how-doha-agreement-will-affect-intra-afghan-peace

The Imploding Afghan Peace Effort
Center for Strategic and International Studies
https://csis-website-prod.s3.amazonaws.com/s3fs-public/publication/200506_Imploding_Peace_Afghanistan.pdf?j0MgT8L.e_mzbPdKY_11Wv9C.gnWMqA_

Twelve ideas to make intra-Afghan negotiations work
International Crisis Group
https://www.crisisgroup.org/asia/south-asia/afghanistan/b160-making-intra-afghan-negotiations-work-twelve-ideas

Afghanistan: Background and U.S. Policy: In Brief
Congressional Research Service
https://fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R45122.pdf

U.S.-Taliban Peace Deal: What to Know
From: Council on Foreign Relations
https://www.cfr.org/backgrounder/us-taliban-peace-deal-agreement-afghanistan-war

Legislature and Legislative Elections in Afghanistan: An Analysis
United States Institute of Peace
https://www.usip.org/publications/2020/07/legislature-and-legislative-elections-afghanistan-analysis

2019
Afghanistan talks: no women no peace
United States Institute of Peace
https://www.usip.org/publications/2019/03/afghanistan-talks-no-women-no-peace

Amid peace talks, what’s next for Afghanistan?
Brookings
https://www.brookings.edu/blog/order-from-chaos/2019/03/13/amid-peace-talks-whats-next-for-afghanistan/

2018
Briefing by Security Council Mission to Afghanistan
UNSC
http://www.securitycouncilreport.org/atf/cf/%7B65BFCF9B-6D27-4E9C-8CD3-CF6E4FF96FF9%7D/s_pv_8158.pdf

Processing peace in Afghanistan
Conciliation Resources
https://rc-services-assets.s3.eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/s3fs-public/Processing%20peace%20in%20Afghanistan.pdf

Incremental Peace in Afghanistan
Conciliation Resources
https://rc-services-assets.s3.eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/s3fs-public/Incremental_Peace_in_Afghanistan_Accord_Issue_27.pdf

2017
Situation update Afghanistan
UNSC
http://www.securitycouncilreport.org/atf/cf/%7B65BFCF9B-6D27-4E9C-8CD3-CF6E4FF96FF9%7D/s_pv_8055.pdf

2015
Situation update Afghanistan
UNSC
http://www.securitycouncilreport.org/atf/cf/%7B65BFCF9B-6D27-4E9C-8CD3-CF6E4FF96FF9%7D/s_pv_7526.pdf

2014
A comparative perspective on an Afghan Peace Process: Why, when, who and what?
Chatham House
https://www.chathamhouse.org/publication/comparative-perspective-afghan-peace-process-why-when-who-and-what#

2011
The International Afghanistan Conference in Bonn
Communique on behalf of Afghanistan and the International Community
https://peacemaker.un.org/sites/peacemaker.un.org/files/AF_111205_BonnConference.pdf

Afghan Civil Society and a Comprehensive Peace Process
United States Institute of Peace
https://www.usip.org/publications/2011/07/afghan-civil-society-and-comprehensive-peace-process

United Nations (UN)

1. Resolution 2513 (2020) Adopted by the Security Council at its 8742nd meeting, 10 March 2020. https://www.securitycouncilreport.org/atf/cf/%7B65BFCF9B-6D27-4E9C-8CD3-CF6E4FF96FF9%7D/s_res_2513.pdf

2. UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has called for the inclusion of Afghan women in the peace talks with the Taliban. https://www.avapress.com/en/news/205111/un-mission-in-afghanistan-calls-for-including-women-peace-talks

3. Protect ordinary Afghans ahead of peace talks, urges UN Mission chief, 2 July, 2020. https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/07/1067582

4. Security Council Press Statement on UNAMA, 30 June, 2020. https://reliefweb.int/report/afghanistan/security-council-press-statement-unama

5. UN urges greater protection for civilians and reduced violence in run up to Intra-Afghan talks. 2. July 2020. https://reliefweb.int/report/afghanistan/un-urges-greater-protection-civilians-and-reduced-violence-run-intra-afghan-talks

6. UN Calls For Reduction In Violence As U.S. Envoy Meets Taliban, 19 May, 2020. https://www.rferl.org/a/khalilzad-afghanistan-taliban-peace/30619920.html

European Union (EU)

1. Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on current political developments in Afghanistan and the prospects for peace, 29 Feb, 2020. https://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2020/02/29/declaration-by-the-high-representative-on-behalf-of-the-eu-on-current-political-developments-in-afghanistan-and-the-prospects-for-peace/

2. Europe-US Communiqué on the Afghan Peace Process, 22, October, 2019. https://translations.state.gov/2019/10/22/europe-us-communique-on-the-afghan-peace-process/

3. The European Union and Afghanistan – Prospects for peace, 24-25 June, 2019. https://www.efsas.org/publications/articles-by-efsas/the-european-union-and-afghanistan-prospects-for-peace/

4. Afghanistan: Council adopts conclusions on the Afghanistan’s peace process 8 April 2019. https://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2019/04/08/afghanistan-council-adopts-conclusions-on-the-afghanistan-s-peace-process/

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

1. NATO Reiterates Support for Afghan Peace. 16 June 2020. https://tolonews.com/afghanistan/nato-reiterates-support-afghan-peace

2. Statement by the North Atlantic Council on Afghanistan, 20 Feb, 2020. https://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_173977.htm

3. Statement on Afghanistan by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, 17 May, 2020. https://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_175874.htm?selectedLocale=en

4. Joint Statement on the Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan 12 July 2018. https://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/official_texts_156625.htm?

5. Statement by Foreign Ministers on Afghanistan 27/April, 2018. https://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/news_154153.htm?selectedLocale=en

6. NATO Issues Declaration On Afghanistan 12 July, 2020. https://tolonews.com/afghanistan/nato-issues-declaration-afghanistan

7. Statement of the NATO PA President on Progress towards Peace in Afghanistan. 29 February, 2020. https://www.nato-pa.int/news/statement-nato-pa-president-progress-towards-peace-afghanistan

8. Resolute Support Foreign Ministers Statement on Afghanistan. 5 Dec, 2018. https://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/official_texts_161123.htm?selectedLocale=en