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An Afghan policeman keeps watch as clergy men attend a gathering at the Shahi Doshamshira mosque where an Afghan woman, 27, was beaten to death and her body set alight by a mob, in Kabul on March 26, 2015. (Shah Marai/AFP/Getty Images)

Are Private Police Forces 'Contributing to Violence' in Iraq and Afghanistan?

Asia Society Senior Advisor Hassan Abbas asks hard questions about the world of privately run police forces in strife-torn locations. more
An man rides his horse cart along the street as snow falls in Kabul, Afghanistan on January 25, 2015. (Wakil Kohsar/AFP/Getty Images)

Photo of the Day: Riding Through the First Snow of Winter in Afghanistan

An man rides his horse cart along the street as snow falls in Kabul, Afghanistan on January 25, 2015. (Wakil Kohsar/AFP/Getty Images) more
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani speaks to the media following talks at the Chancellery on December 5, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. (Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Listen: Afghan Think Tank Director Sees 'Growing Political Maturity' and Support for Democracy

Ahmad Nader Nadery, Director of the Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit, a leading think tank in Afghanistan, spoke about the political and security situation in Afghanistan as well as key issues and priorities for the country in 2015. more

Teaching Half the Sky: Mursal Hamraz

Mursal Hamraz recounts her personal history and shares her conviction that education for girls and women is the "only key toward positive change" in Afghanistan. more

Ambassador Jilani Addresses Tensions in South Asia (Complete)

His Excellency Jalil Abbas Jilani discusses political transitions and their impact on peace and stability. more

How Afghanistan Can Restore Its Political Credibility and Legitimacy

Panelists Omar Samad, Clare Lockhart, and Hassan Abbas discuss the causes of the controversy surrounding Afghanistan's presidential election and the solutions available to the leading candidates and their supporters. (3 min., 18 sec.) more