Foreign Aid Is Afghanistan’s Resource Curse

With endless foreign aid, the US has undercut mechanisms of democratic accountability in Afghanistan and should not be surprised at the results.

Our Osmotic Border

Forget the border–what drives migration?

Stop Registering Afghan Voters

Afghan’s convoluted and expensive voter registration system completely misses the actual sources of election fraud.

Curbing Corruption in Afghanistan

Afghanistan can’t prosecute its way out of rampant corruption.

Accountability and Insurgency in Afghanistan

The U.S.-backed Afghan government of Hamid Karzai is stamping out local government, which only inflames the country’s insurgency.

On Drugs and Democracy

Legalizing narcotics would strengthen democracy at home and abroad.

Don’t Negotiate with the Taliban

Afghanistan’s problems are all about governance.

    Curbing Corruption in Afghanistan

    Pukhtoonistan Gazette | September 17, 2012

    Accountability and Insurgency in Afghanistan

    News Today (Bangladesh) | September 12, 2012

    Accountability and Insurgency in Afghanistan

    Rethink Afghanistan | September 5, 2012