Afghanistan

CSIS closely analyzes developments in Afghanistan, particularly the role of the United States and the international community, with research led by the Burke Chair in Strategy, the Emeritus Chair in Strategy, the International Security Program, and the Project on Prosperity and Development.

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Photo: ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP via Getty Images

Photo: ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP via Getty Images

The Future of Assistance for Afghanistan: A Dilemma

Three years after the fall of Kabul, international assistance for Afghanistan is at a crossroads. As donor fatigue sets in and aid dwindles, stakeholders must grapple with how to address the country’s critical humanitarian needs without legitimizing the Taliban’s rule.

Report by Daniel F. Runde, Annie Pforzheimer, Thomas Bryja, and Caroline Smutny — June 13, 2024

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Seth G. Jones
Senior Vice President; Harold Brown Chair; and Director, International Security Program
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Kathleen Mcinnis
Senior Fellow, International Security Program and Director, Smart Women, Smart Power Initiative
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