Publication

An Agenda for a National Compact for Stable Change

Dr. Ashraf Ghani We, the people of Afghanistan, are entering a period of unprecedented risks and opportunities. Do we give into our fears that 2014 w ...

Preparing for a Syrian Transition Lessons from the Past, Thinking for the Future

by Ashraf Ghani and Clare Lockhart The political unrest in Syria has descended into a civil war. Stripped of legitimacy, the Assad regime has launche ...

Palace of Abandoned Dreams

AmanullahAmanullah ruled Afghanistan from 1919 to 1929, first as amir and then, after he changed his own title, as king. During his brief reign, Amanu ...

Transition’s Strategy for Urban Development

Dr. Ashraf Ghani The Kabul conference identified 22 national priority programs that provide the policy framework for Afghanistan’s development ...

A Ten-Year Framework for Afghanistan

Executive Summary Describing the situation in Afghanistan and Pakistan as increasingly perilous, President Obama has committed his administration to ...

FIXING FAILED STATES

The book by Ashraf Ghani and Clare Lockhart “Fixing Failed States” addresses one of the central issues of our times: the proliferation of ...

An Agenda for State-Building in the Twenty-First Century

Stability in the twenty-first century will only be achieved when trust is established between citizens and their states across the globe. Decades of p ...

Writing The History Of The Future: Securing Stability through Peace Agreements

There is an emerging consensus among policy-makers that effective states are the key to global security and prosperity. The UN High-Level Panel on Thr ...