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
US Troops Have New Powers in Afghanistan. What Exactly Does That Mean?
June 14, 2016
US Troops Have New Powers in Afghanistan. What Exactly Does That Mean?
It's unclear what changes the Obama administration just implemented for U.S. troops in Afghanistan.
US Troops Have New Powers in Afghanistan. What Exactly Does That Mean?
Russian Defense Minister Visits Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan
June 08, 2016
Russian Defense Minister Visits Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan
Sergei Shoigu embodies Moscow's concerns about whether Central Asia can manage security, internally and on its periphery.
Russian Defense Minister Visits Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan
Haibatullah Akhundzada and the Resurgence of the Taliban
June 04, 2016
Haibatullah Akhundzada and the Resurgence of the Taliban
Who is Haibatullah Akhundzada and what does he mean for the years-long insurgency in Afghanistan?
Haibatullah Akhundzada and the Resurgence of the Taliban
In Afghanistan, Time to Wage War for Peace
June 01, 2016
In Afghanistan, Time to Wage War for Peace
With the Taliban leadership in transition, now is the time for the Afghan government to go on the offensive.
In Afghanistan, Time to Wage War for Peace
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
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