5 Reasons Why Helmand Matters to the Taliban
May 31, 2016
5 Reasons Why Helmand Matters to the Taliban
Will Kabul be able to thwart the Taliban from taking control of Helmand?
5 Reasons Why Helmand Matters to the Taliban
Peace With Gulbuddin Hekmatyar: A Blessing or a Curse?
May 27, 2016
Peace With Gulbuddin Hekmatyar: A Blessing or a Curse?
By making peace with Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, is the Afghan National Unity Government inviting future troubles?
Peace With Gulbuddin Hekmatyar: A Blessing or a Curse?
Taliban Announce New Leader After Mullah Mansour's Death
May 25, 2016
Taliban Announce New Leader After Mullah Mansour's Death
Mawlawi Haibatullah Akhundzada will succeed Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour as the Taliban's leader.
Taliban Announce New Leader After Mullah Mansour's Death
Chabahar and Beyond: Was Modi’s Visit to Iran a Game Changer?
May 25, 2016
Chabahar and Beyond: Was Modi’s Visit to Iran a Game Changer?
The Modi government has rightly moved quickly to capitalize on the opportunities of Iran’s mainstreaming.
Chabahar and Beyond: Was Modi’s Visit to Iran a Game Changer?
Revealed: How US Drones Found Taliban Chief Mullah Mansour
May 25, 2016
Revealed: How US Drones Found Taliban Chief Mullah Mansour
The strike against Mansour was the result of carefully cultivated human and signals intelligence in Balochistan.
Revealed: How US Drones Found Taliban Chief Mullah Mansour
With Mullah Mansour Out of the Picture, Is Peace Near for Afghanistan?
May 24, 2016
With Mullah Mansour Out of the Picture, Is Peace Near for Afghanistan?
After Mullah Mansour's death, the Taliban must cut a deal with the Afghan government.
With Mullah Mansour Out of the Picture, Is Peace Near for Afghanistan?
4 Questions After the Drone Strike That Killed Mullah Mansour
May 23, 2016
4 Questions After the Drone Strike That Killed Mullah Mansour
With Mullah Mansour out of the picture, what's next for Afghanistan's long war against the Taliban?
4 Questions After the Drone Strike That Killed Mullah Mansour
Taliban Head Mullah Mansour Likely Killed in US Drone Strike
May 22, 2016
Taliban Head Mullah Mansour Likely Killed in US Drone Strike
Mullah Mansour, who became the Taliban's leader last year, has likely been killed in a drone strike.
Taliban Head Mullah Mansour Likely Killed in US Drone Strike
Hezb-e-Islami Moves Closer to a Final Deal with the Afghan Government
May 18, 2016
Hezb-e-Islami Moves Closer to a Final Deal with the Afghan Government
Kabul is optimistic and to be honest, needs a win.
Hezb-e-Islami Moves Closer to a Final Deal with the Afghan Government
Corruption: Can Afghanistan's Government Overcome Its National Shame?
May 14, 2016
Corruption: Can Afghanistan's Government Overcome Its National Shame?
Will the Afghanistan’s government be able to overcome in-fighting and truly tackle corruption?
Corruption: Can Afghanistan's Government Overcome Its National Shame?
Hezb-e-Islami's Opening Is a Major Opportunity for Ashraf Ghani and Afghanistan
May 11, 2016
Hezb-e-Islami's Opening Is a Major Opportunity for Ashraf Ghani and Afghanistan
Peace may remain elusive for Afghanistan, but outreach to Hezb-e-Islami will be an important stepping stone in getting there.
Hezb-e-Islami's Opening Is a Major Opportunity for Ashraf Ghani and Afghanistan
TUTAP Energy Project Sparks Political Infighting in Afghanistan
May 10, 2016
TUTAP Energy Project Sparks Political Infighting in Afghanistan
To go through Bamyan or Salang? That is the question.
TUTAP Energy Project Sparks Political Infighting in Afghanistan
Combat Mission Over, But US Remains at War in Afghanistan
May 09, 2016
Combat Mission Over, But US Remains at War in Afghanistan
Details from the Pentagon's inquiry into the Battle for Kunduz in October 2015 highlight high combat involvement for U.S. forces.
Combat Mission Over, But US Remains at War in Afghanistan
After F-16 Fiasco, US-Pakistan Ties Are Due to Head South Again
May 09, 2016
After F-16 Fiasco, US-Pakistan Ties Are Due to Head South Again
The ongoing imbroglio over the sale of F-16s highlights deeper fissures between Washington and Islamabad.
After F-16 Fiasco, US-Pakistan Ties Are Due to Head South Again
Who Is Pakistan Rooting For in the US Elections?
May 07, 2016
Who Is Pakistan Rooting For in the US Elections?
What can Pakistan expect out of the next U.S. president's foreign policy?
Who Is Pakistan Rooting For in the US Elections?
19 Months Later, Afghan Government Lacks Core Ministerial Leadership
May 06, 2016
19 Months Later, Afghan Government Lacks Core Ministerial Leadership
Despite promising to offer up new nominees for Afghanistan's top security jobs, President Ashraf Ghani is simply shuffling the deck.
19 Months Later, Afghan Government Lacks Core Ministerial Leadership
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