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?
American University of Afghanistan Faculty Kidnapped at Gunpoint in Kabul
August 10, 2016
American University of Afghanistan Faculty Kidnapped at Gunpoint in Kabul
No group has claimed the kidnapping of an American and an Australian, both faculty members at AUAF.
American University of Afghanistan Faculty Kidnapped at Gunpoint in Kabul
Afghanistan’s Biggest Problem: Relations with Pakistan
July 26, 2016
Afghanistan’s Biggest Problem: Relations with Pakistan
The Af-Pak rapprochement is long dead as Ghani repeats call for Pakistan to deal with militant sanctuaries.
Afghanistan’s Biggest Problem: Relations with Pakistan
 ISIS Kills at Least 80 in Deadly Suicide Attack in Kabul
July 24, 2016
ISIS Kills at Least 80 in Deadly Suicide Attack in Kabul
Two suicide bombers struck a peaceful demonstration in Kabul today killing at least 80 and wounding over 230 people.
ISIS Kills at Least 80 in Deadly Suicide Attack in Kabul
It's Official: 8,400 US Troops Will Remain in Afghanistan Beyond 2016
July 07, 2016
It's Official: 8,400 US Troops Will Remain in Afghanistan Beyond 2016
The number represents a modest decrease from current levels, but an increase over the planned 5,500.
It's Official: 8,400 US Troops Will Remain in Afghanistan Beyond 2016
Afghan Peace Negotiations With Hekmatyar Break Down
June 29, 2016
Afghan Peace Negotiations With Hekmatyar Break Down
Hizb-i-Islami's pre-conditions are back: peace negotiations reportedly suspended over demands that foreign troops depart.
Afghan Peace Negotiations With Hekmatyar Break Down
Afghan Air Force Gets 5 New Attack Helicopters
June 21, 2016
Afghan Air Force Gets 5 New Attack Helicopters
Five new MD-530 Cayuse Warrior helicopters arrived in Kabul last week.
Afghan Air Force Gets 5 New Attack Helicopters
The Torkham Incident: Why Afghanistan and Pakistan Exchanged Fire
June 21, 2016
The Torkham Incident: Why Afghanistan and Pakistan Exchanged Fire
The tensions that led to an explosion of hostilities across the Afghan-Pakistan border have been long simmering.
The Torkham Incident: Why Afghanistan and Pakistan Exchanged Fire
Afghanistan: 14 Nepali Security Guards Killed in Suicide Bomber Attack in Kabul
June 21, 2016
Afghanistan: 14 Nepali Security Guards Killed in Suicide Bomber Attack in Kabul
Bomb attacks in Kabul and other parts of the country killed at least 23 on Monday.
Afghanistan: 14 Nepali Security Guards Killed in Suicide Bomber Attack in Kabul
Did Afghanistan Just Drop Out of CASA-1000?
June 18, 2016
Did Afghanistan Just Drop Out of CASA-1000?
Media in Pakistan claim the country is now slated to receive all 1,300MW, due to a “dearth of demand” in Afghanistan.
Did Afghanistan Just Drop Out of CASA-1000?
Afghanistan's Love-Hate Relationship With Homosexuality
June 15, 2016
Afghanistan's Love-Hate Relationship With Homosexuality
Contrary to popular perception, some Islamic cultures have a long, vibrant history of tolerance for homosexual behavior.
Afghanistan's Love-Hate Relationship With Homosexuality
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