Michael Kugelman

Michael Kugelman

Michael Kugelman is deputy director and senior associate for South Asia with the Asia Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC. 

Afghanistan

How the US and Afghanistan can jump-start talks with the Taliban

Reduction in violence is a key prerequisite for the Afghan government and the Taliban to sit at the negotiating table.

How the US and Afghanistan can jump-start talks with the Taliban

Afghanistan

What's next for the United States in Afghanistan?

Trump's drawdown decision makes Zalmay Khalilzad's job much more difficult. Fortunately, Washington still has options.

What's next for the United States in Afghanistan?

Pakistan

Is Imran Khan the Pakistani military's 'favourite son'?

Given Khan's personality and policy positions, there's reason to doubt that he is the army's blue-eyed boy.

Is Imran Khan the Pakistani military's 'favourite son'?