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An Afghan National Army soldier keeps watch at a checkpoint on the Ghazni highway in Afghanistan on August 12, 2018. Mohammad Ismail/Reuters

Global Conflict This Week: Major Taliban Offensive in Afghanistan

Welcome to “Global Conflict This Week,” a series that highlights developments in conflicts across the world that you might have missed this week. Stay up to date on these conflicts and others with the online interactive, the Global Conflict Tracker, from the Center for Preventive Action (CPA). Major Taliban Offensive Targets Ghazni in Afghanistan Read More

August 15, 2018

Middle East and North Africa
Transatlantic Aims Overlap in the Middle East

Although deep disconnects plague current transatlantic cooperation in the Middle East, the United States and Europe still share a common interest in stabilizing this volatile region.

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August 10, 2018

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
Global Conflict This Week: Cease-Fire Halts Gaza Cross-Border Exchange

Developments in conflicts across the world that you might have missed this week.

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August 8, 2018

Sub-Saharan Africa
Peace and Security in Africa: A Shared Transatlantic Goal

Despite a rift in the relationship, the United States could work with Europe to help African states achieve their peace and security goals. 

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