Afghanistan's 'Complex' Insurgency
February 19, 2015
Afghanistan's 'Complex' Insurgency
The "Taliban" label no longer applies to a single, monolithic entity in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan's 'Complex' Insurgency
Civilian Casualties in Afghanistan Rise by 22 Percent in 2014
February 19, 2015
Civilian Casualties in Afghanistan Rise by 22 Percent in 2014
More face to face combat is behind a steep rise in conflict-related deaths and injuries among Afghan civilians in 2014.
Civilian Casualties in Afghanistan Rise by 22 Percent in 2014
Terrorist's Laptop Fuels Night Raids in Afghanistan
February 13, 2015
Terrorist's Laptop Fuels Night Raids in Afghanistan
The data retrieved from a mysterious laptop is responsible for a spike in Afghan and U.S. attacks on the Taliban.
Terrorist's Laptop Fuels Night Raids in Afghanistan
White House to Reconsider Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan
February 12, 2015
White House to Reconsider Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan
A White House meeting today will determine whether more troops will stay in the country in 2015.
White House to Reconsider Troop Withdrawal from Afghanistan
How the Pentagon Manipulates People Overseas
February 11, 2015
How the Pentagon Manipulates People Overseas
A new report outlines the U.S. Department of Defense's military public diplomacy efforts.
How the Pentagon Manipulates People Overseas
US Military Reverses Decision to Classify Data on Afghan Forces
February 04, 2015
US Military Reverses Decision to Classify Data on Afghan Forces
The US military has performed another U-turn on releasing data on the Afghan National Security Forces.
US Military Reverses Decision to Classify Data on Afghan Forces
We No Longer Know What is Happening With the War in Afghanistan
January 30, 2015
We No Longer Know What is Happening With the War in Afghanistan
A new report by a US government watchdog attacks the over-classification regime of the Pentagon in Afghanistan.
We No Longer Know What is Happening With the War in Afghanistan
'American Sniper' and US Civil-Military Relations, Revisited
January 29, 2015
'American Sniper' and US Civil-Military Relations, Revisited
How do we foster a public that engenders G.I Joes and Janes, primed for national defense?
'American Sniper' and US Civil-Military Relations, Revisited
Outgoing US Defense Secretary Hagel Warns of Limits of Military Power
January 24, 2015
Outgoing US Defense Secretary Hagel Warns of Limits of Military Power
Hagel's departing shots should be seen as an incentive for self-reflection in the White House.
Outgoing US Defense Secretary Hagel Warns of Limits of Military Power
Is Afghanistan Prepared for 2015 and Beyond?
January 17, 2015
Is Afghanistan Prepared for 2015 and Beyond?
The Diplomat speaks with Col. James L. Creighton (U.S. Army, Ret.) about Afghanistan's security challenges.
Is Afghanistan Prepared for 2015 and Beyond?
Asian Geopolitical Trends in 2015
January 10, 2015
Asian Geopolitical Trends in 2015
The Diplomat's editors kick off 2015 with a discussion of the geopolitical trends to watch in the Asia-Pacific.
Asian Geopolitical Trends in 2015
Taliban Reject Afghan Cabinet Positions
January 10, 2015
Taliban Reject Afghan Cabinet Positions
The new Afghan government offered cabinet positions to members of the Taliban, but the posts were refused.
Taliban Reject Afghan Cabinet Positions
Afghan Unity Government Under Pressure
January 07, 2015
Afghan Unity Government Under Pressure
Afghanistan's national unity government has come under fire for its failure to appoint a federal cabinet.
Afghan Unity Government Under Pressure
5 APAC Security Trends to Watch in 2015
January 03, 2015
5 APAC Security Trends to Watch in 2015
Flashpoints' Robert Farley outlines five trends to follow in the Asia-Pacific in 2015.
5 APAC Security Trends to Watch in 2015
2015: Afghanistan's Make-or-Break Year
December 31, 2014
2015: Afghanistan's Make-or-Break Year
Major security, political, and economic challenges await Afghanistan in 2015.
2015: Afghanistan's Make-or-Break Year
Can Kabul Handle its Growing Pains?
December 16, 2014
Can Kabul Handle its Growing Pains?
Plus, Taliban surges attacks, Imran Khan takes his protests to Lahore, and India bans Xiaomi. South Asia links.
Can Kabul Handle its Growing Pains?
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