The Durand Line: History, Consequences, and Future

Categories: Archived Reports,Regional Policy Dialogues

July 2007

The Durand Line, the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan, has long been the site of more conflict than cooperation.  This dialogue brought together leading scholars, policy experts, and officials from Afghanistan, Pakistan, the United States and several European countries to focus on the political and legal history of the boundary, its social and economic impact, security in frontier areas and the line’s future.