Afghanistan's NDS and Pakistan's ISI Give Cooperation Another Try
February 06, 2016
Afghanistan's NDS and Pakistan's ISI Give Cooperation Another Try
Plus, India-U.S. carrier cooperation, Thailand's new OPV, and more. Weekend links.
Afghanistan's NDS and Pakistan's ISI Give Cooperation Another Try
Afghanistan Won’t Be Able to Pay for its Military Until 2024 (At Least)
February 04, 2016
Afghanistan Won’t Be Able to Pay for its Military Until 2024 (At Least)
The top U.S. general in Afghanistan said that the Afghan economy will need financial support “at least” until 2020.
Afghanistan Won’t Be Able to Pay for its Military Until 2024 (At Least)
Is South Asia Experiencing a Cold War?
February 03, 2016
Is South Asia Experiencing a Cold War?
Afghan CEO Abdullah Abdullah says it is.
Is South Asia Experiencing a Cold War?
Why India Transferred Attack Helicopters to Afghanistan
February 01, 2016
Why India Transferred Attack Helicopters to Afghanistan
India's attack helicopter transfer to Afghanistan suggests a new era in ties between New Delhi and Kabul.
Why India Transferred Attack Helicopters to Afghanistan
Japan's Fearsome World War II-Era 'Zero' Fighter Takes to the Skies
January 29, 2016
Japan's Fearsome World War II-Era 'Zero' Fighter Takes to the Skies
Plus, U.S. officials revise their opinion on North Korea's nuclear test, India steps up cyber cooperation, and more. Links.
Japan's Fearsome World War II-Era 'Zero' Fighter Takes to the Skies
Pakistan’s Militant Dilemma
January 28, 2016
Pakistan’s Militant Dilemma
Pakistan needs to address the underlying ideologies driving radicalization within its borders.
Pakistan’s Militant Dilemma
Taliban Blow Line Transmitting Uzbek Electricity to Kabul
January 27, 2016
Taliban Blow Line Transmitting Uzbek Electricity to Kabul
One blown pylon illustrates the vulnerability of electricity transmission lines in Afghanistan
Taliban Blow Line Transmitting Uzbek Electricity to Kabul
Taliban: Attack on Journalists Not an Attack on Journalists
January 22, 2016
Taliban: Attack on Journalists Not an Attack on Journalists
By labeling TOLOnews a foreign “intelligence network” the Taliban are trying to justify the murder of civilians.
Taliban: Attack on Journalists Not an Attack on Journalists
Terror in Afghanistan and Pakistan Underlines Importance of Trust, Peace Talks
January 21, 2016
Terror in Afghanistan and Pakistan Underlines Importance of Trust, Peace Talks
Two horrifying terror attacks on the same day demonstrate that current strategy against the Taliban isn't working. Time to do something about it.
Terror in Afghanistan and Pakistan Underlines Importance of Trust, Peace Talks
Afghanistan: A Reporter's Journey Through a Winter of War
January 20, 2016
Afghanistan: A Reporter's Journey Through a Winter of War
Despite the end of NATO combat operations in Afghanistan, the war rages on as intensely as ever -- even in winter.
Afghanistan: A Reporter's Journey Through a Winter of War
Afghanistan Sets Election Date (or Maybe Not)
January 20, 2016
Afghanistan Sets Election Date (or Maybe Not)
The long-overdue parliamentary elections are set for October, according to the Independent Electoral Commission.
Afghanistan Sets Election Date (or Maybe Not)
Coast Guards of India and Japan Conclude Naval Exercise
January 16, 2016
Coast Guards of India and Japan Conclude Naval Exercise
Plus, Chinese drones, South China Sea investment opportunities, and more. Weekend links.
Coast Guards of India and Japan Conclude Naval Exercise
Can the Afghan War Be Won in 2016?
January 14, 2016
Can the Afghan War Be Won in 2016?
The Diplomat's Franz-Stefan Gady speaks with Ankit Panda about the Afghan National Army's war effort.
Can the Afghan War Be Won in 2016?
Afghanistan to Receive 12 New Attack Helicopters
January 14, 2016
Afghanistan to Receive 12 New Attack Helicopters
Kabul has ordered 12 more MD530F Cayuse Warrior light attack helicopters for the 2016 fighting season.
Afghanistan to Receive 12 New Attack Helicopters
Measuring Afghanistan’s Education Problem
January 13, 2016
Measuring Afghanistan’s Education Problem
An estimated 40 percent of Afghanistan’s children are not in school.
Measuring Afghanistan’s Education Problem
CASA-1000: Finalized or Fantasy?
January 12, 2016
CASA-1000: Finalized or Fantasy?
Beyond security, there’s the simple issue of supply.
CASA-1000: Finalized or Fantasy?
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