Columbia International Affairs Online: Working Papers

CIAO DATE: 07/2014

Is a Regional Strategy Viable in Afghanistan?

Ashley J. Tellis, Aroop Mukharji, Jessica Tuchman Mathews, Christopher Boucek, Gilles Dorronsoro, Frederic Grare, Haroun Mir, Gautam Mukhopadhaya, Martha Brill Olcott, Karim Sadjadpour, Michael D. Swaine, Tiffany Ng, Dmitri Trenin

May 2010

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace


President Obama has placed a greater emphasis on the need for a regional approach to Afghanistan. Leading experts analyze what a regional strategy would mean in practice through the eyes of key states, including Russia, Iran, Pakistan, and India, and what it could mean for U.S. policy.