Capacity Remains One of Afghanistan's Biggest Obstacles
September 03, 2015
Capacity Remains One of Afghanistan's Biggest Obstacles
RECCA VI might result in a list of big projects, but that doesn't mean they'll be completed.
Capacity Remains One of Afghanistan's Biggest Obstacles
Here's What the Taliban Wants You to Know About Their New Leader
September 02, 2015
Here's What the Taliban Wants You to Know About Their New Leader
The biography also notes why the Taliban chose to conceal Mullah Omar's death.
Here's What the Taliban Wants You to Know About Their New Leader
What America's Withdrawal From Afghanistan <em>Really</em> Tells the World About US Hegemony
August 31, 2015
What America's Withdrawal From Afghanistan Really Tells the World About US Hegemony
How a long war of necessity turned into an unfinished one of choice.
What America's Withdrawal From Afghanistan Really Tells the World About US Hegemony
Confirmed: Pakistan Is Buying New Attack Helicopters From Russia
August 21, 2015
Confirmed: Pakistan Is Buying New Attack Helicopters From Russia
Islamabad and Moscow signed an agreement for the purchase of four MI-35 Hind gunships.
Confirmed: Pakistan Is Buying New Attack Helicopters From Russia
Enough Is Enough: Pakistan Needs to Change Its Approach to Afghanistan
August 18, 2015
Enough Is Enough: Pakistan Needs to Change Its Approach to Afghanistan
Pakistan's years of harboring and encouraging terrorism toward Afghanistan must come to an end.
Enough Is Enough: Pakistan Needs to Change Its Approach to Afghanistan
Al-Qaeda's Leader Pledges Allegiance to Mullah Mansour
August 15, 2015
Al-Qaeda's Leader Pledges Allegiance to Mullah Mansour
The leader of al-Qaeda has pledged his allegiance to Mullah Omar's chosen successor, Mullah Mansour.
Al-Qaeda's Leader Pledges Allegiance to Mullah Mansour
A House of Cards Comes Tumbling Down in Afghanistan
August 15, 2015
A House of Cards Comes Tumbling Down in Afghanistan
The "Pakistan-led" peace process is now tumbling like a house of cards, backed implicitly by the United States.
A House of Cards Comes Tumbling Down in Afghanistan
Who Controls the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan?
August 15, 2015
Who Controls the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan?
Also, what’s it like being a “dealmaker” in “the Stans” and other must-reads.
Who Controls the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan?
From Kabul to Gurdaspur: Pakistan’s Reliance on Sub-conventional Warfare
August 14, 2015
From Kabul to Gurdaspur: Pakistan’s Reliance on Sub-conventional Warfare
Developments this summer highlight Pakistan's continued reliance of sub-conventional warfare.
From Kabul to Gurdaspur: Pakistan’s Reliance on Sub-conventional Warfare
Afghan Air Force to Receive 5 More Attack Helicopters
August 14, 2015
Afghan Air Force to Receive 5 More Attack Helicopters
However, they will not be used during this year's fighting season.
Afghan Air Force to Receive 5 More Attack Helicopters
The Afghan Government Should Let the Taliban Destroy Itself
August 12, 2015
The Afghan Government Should Let the Taliban Destroy Itself
The death of Mullah Omar will lead to the slow disintegration of what we once knew as the Taliban.
The Afghan Government Should Let the Taliban Destroy Itself
Afghanistan's Ghani: Pakistan Needs to Do Something About the Taliban
August 10, 2015
Afghanistan's Ghani: Pakistan Needs to Do Something About the Taliban
It seems the Afghan-Pakistan rapprochement was, indeed, a mirage.
Afghanistan's Ghani: Pakistan Needs to Do Something About the Taliban
TAPI Pipeline Project Limps Ahead With Ownership Largely Sorted Out
August 07, 2015
TAPI Pipeline Project Limps Ahead With Ownership Largely Sorted Out
The Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India pipeline's 22nd Steering Committee meeting resolved a central issue.
TAPI Pipeline Project Limps Ahead With Ownership Largely Sorted Out
Civilian Casualties at Record High in Afghanistan
August 06, 2015
Civilian Casualties at Record High in Afghanistan
The UN recommends that Afghan government forces stop firing mortars and grenades into civilian-populated areas.
Civilian Casualties at Record High in Afghanistan
Has the Taliban's Internal Power Struggle Kicked Off?
August 04, 2015
Has the Taliban's Internal Power Struggle Kicked Off?
Reports from Afghanistan suggest that Mullah Omar's son has been killed.
Has the Taliban's Internal Power Struggle Kicked Off?
Will Mullah Omar's Death Change the Taliban?
August 03, 2015
Will Mullah Omar's Death Change the Taliban?
Anand Gopal, a veteran journalist who embedded with the Taliban, speaks with The Diplomat about Mullah Omar's death.
Will Mullah Omar's Death Change the Taliban?
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