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The Taliban “must engage with the Afghan people inside the country as well.”

The Taliban “must engage with the Afghan people inside the country as well.”

The Heart of Asia Society, in collaboration with Center for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies and New York University’s Center on International Cooperation hosted the 14th session of our Track 2
Afghan participants: “Pakistan hasn’t changed its policies towards Afghanistan for decades. A more evolved relationship is needed.”

Afghan participants: “Pakistan hasn’t changed its policies towards Afghanistan for decades. A more evolved relationship is needed.”

In our continued series of Track II dialogues between Afghanistan and Pakistan, hosted the Heart of Asia Society and Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad, participants raised the issues of humanitarian
Dialogue Participants: “clear divide” in “opinion, concerns, and approach” among global partners

Dialogue Participants: “clear divide” in “opinion, concerns, and approach” among global partners

During a Track II dialogue, hosted by the Heart of Asia Society and Center for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies on Sep. 28th, participants from Afghanistan, the region, and around the
No more time “to wait and see.” The global community must act in a “unified” voice now.

No more time “to wait and see.” The global community must act in a “unified” voice now.

We are releasing this statement, reiterating the calls for an urgent and unified voice of the international community to engage and support an inclusive national government in
Seize this moment. Give negotiations a real chance.

Seize this moment. Give negotiations a real chance.

Like many across Afghanistan and the world, we have been alarmed by the rapidly unfolding events in Afghanistan. We have been stunned by the sudden and unexpected collapse of the
Taking power militarily has no domestic and international legitimacy

Taking power militarily has no domestic and international legitimacy

During a track II dialogue, between Afghan & Pakistani former diplomats & experts, hosted by Heart of Asia Society & Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad, both sides acknowledged that maintaining
Afghanistan-India Relations: Delhi’s role in the Afghan Peace Process

Afghanistan-India Relations: Delhi’s role in the Afghan Peace Process

In a Track 2 dialogue, hosted by the Heart of Asia Society and VIF India , participants examined the two countries’ bilateral relations & acknowledged the absence of India in
The region and global community must act “genuinely” for peace in Afghanistan

The region and global community must act “genuinely” for peace in Afghanistan

The Heart of Asia Society hosted the 11th session of its flagship track II dialogue series on regional and international support for the Afghan peace on July 6th, 2021. Members
Post American presence, how to rescue the Afghan peace process

Post American presence, how to rescue the Afghan peace process

By Jawed Ludin and Janan Mosazai   After two decades, the United States and its allies have finally withdrawn militarily from Afghanistan. As a result, the Afghan government has lost
Report Launched: “Lessons Learned from the past intra-Afghan Peace Negotiations during 1980s and 1990s” Webinar in Dari

Report Launched: “Lessons Learned from the past intra-Afghan Peace Negotiations during 1980s and 1990s” Webinar in Dari

The Heart of Asia Society (HAS) launched the “Lessons Learned “webinar in Dari, featuring three panelists: Dr. Sima Samar, former chairperson of the Independent Human Rights Commission; Fareed Zarif, former