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What is Next for U.S.-Turkey Relations?

As relations between the U.S. and Turkey have come under increasing strain, Eric Edelman and and Jake Sullivan assess the latest developments.

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An Afghan child waves a flag at a member of coalition forces as he patrols to a medical clinic led by Afghan national security forces in the Panjwai district of Afghanistan’s Kandahar province. (Photo Courtesy: Department of Defense)


Afghanistan in 2020: Is Peace Possible?

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 / 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Join USIP , in conjunction with Rise to Peace, as a panel of distinguished experts explore the prospects for peace and Afghanistan’s larger trajectory.