Pakistan Taliban Leader Killed in Paktika
September 27, 2016
Pakistan Taliban Leader Killed in Paktika
Paktika province has witnessed a recent spate of violence over the last couple months.
Pakistan Taliban Leader Killed in Paktika
Afghanistan: Taliban Threaten Tarin Kot Again
September 24, 2016
Afghanistan: Taliban Threaten Tarin Kot Again
Tarin Kot finds itself once again under threat of collapse.
Afghanistan: Taliban Threaten Tarin Kot Again
Corruption in Afghanistan: How to Hold Onto Lessons Learned?
September 16, 2016
Corruption in Afghanistan: How to Hold Onto Lessons Learned?
A new SIGAR report highlights what the U.S. government shouldn’t forget about fighting corruption.
Corruption in Afghanistan: How to Hold Onto Lessons Learned?
How Refugees Changed the Afghan-Pakistan Dynamic
September 15, 2016
How Refugees Changed the Afghan-Pakistan Dynamic
Afghanistan's soil yearns for the return of its refugees.
How Refugees Changed the Afghan-Pakistan Dynamic
India Pledges $1 Billion in Assistance to Afghanistan
September 15, 2016
India Pledges $1 Billion in Assistance to Afghanistan
India and Afghanistan continue to draw closer together.
India Pledges $1 Billion in Assistance to Afghanistan
General Raziq: Kabul’s Man in Southern Afghanistan
September 10, 2016
General Raziq: Kabul’s Man in Southern Afghanistan
The Afghan government's reliance on Abdul Raziq highlights Kabul’s reliance on warlords for its war strategy.
General Raziq: Kabul’s Man in Southern Afghanistan
Tarin Kot: The City that Launched Karzai Under Threat of Collapse
September 08, 2016
Tarin Kot: The City that Launched Karzai Under Threat of Collapse
The collapse of the provincial capital would deal a significant blow to the Afghan government.
Tarin Kot: The City that Launched Karzai Under Threat of Collapse
Afghan Air Force Now Operates 27 New US Attack Helicopters
August 27, 2016
Afghan Air Force Now Operates 27 New US Attack Helicopters
The Afghan Air Force recently took delivery of the last batch of U.S.-made MD530F light attack helicopters.
Afghan Air Force Now Operates 27 New US Attack Helicopters
US Assistance to Pakistan Set to Fall to Lowest Level Since 2007
August 27, 2016
US Assistance to Pakistan Set to Fall to Lowest Level Since 2007
The decline in U.S. assistance isn't surprising given broader regional geopolitical trends and alignments.
US Assistance to Pakistan Set to Fall to Lowest Level Since 2007
Can Russia and Turkmenistan Save CASA-1000?
August 23, 2016
Can Russia and Turkmenistan Save CASA-1000?
The added contributors may help assuage supply fears, if the reported deals work out.
Can Russia and Turkmenistan Save CASA-1000?
Afghanistan, Between India and Pakistan
August 19, 2016
Afghanistan, Between India and Pakistan
Has the time come for Pakistan to put an end to its security dilemma with India?
Afghanistan, Between India and Pakistan
Afghan National Security Adviser Makes Quiet Visits to Central Asia
August 16, 2016
Afghan National Security Adviser Makes Quiet Visits to Central Asia
Atmar's quiet visits to Dushanbe and Bishkek are a positive sign--but the two regions need to do more than talk.
Afghan National Security Adviser Makes Quiet Visits to Central Asia
India's Medical Tourism Boom
August 15, 2016
India's Medical Tourism Boom
Each year, roughly 200,000 patients from war-torn countries come to India seeking medical care they can't find at home.
India's Medical Tourism Boom
Abdullah to Ghani: 'What Does Your Highness Spend Your Time On?'
August 12, 2016
Abdullah to Ghani: 'What Does Your Highness Spend Your Time On?'
The National Unity Government has been anything but unified.
Abdullah to Ghani: 'What Does Your Highness Spend Your Time On?'
The Battle for Helmand: Afghanistan's Largest Province May Fall Entirely to the Taliban
August 11, 2016
The Battle for Helmand: Afghanistan's Largest Province May Fall Entirely to the Taliban
Helmand, the nexus of opium production in Afghanistan, may fall entirely into the Taliban's hands.
The Battle for Helmand: Afghanistan's Largest Province May Fall Entirely to the Taliban
Is China Bringing its South China Sea Tactics to the East China Sea?
August 11, 2016
Is China Bringing its South China Sea Tactics to the East China Sea?
Plus, PACOM's top man speaks, India and nuclear testing, Afghanistan's sturggle in Helmand, and more. Links.
Is China Bringing its South China Sea Tactics to the East China Sea?
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