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Is Pakistan Getting Ready to Abandon Lashkar-e-Taiba?
March 22, 2016
Is Pakistan Getting Ready to Abandon Lashkar-e-Taiba?
Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) is a threat to Pakistan’s own national security and Islamabad has no option but to relinquish its support for the group.
Is Pakistan Getting Ready to Abandon Lashkar-e-Taiba?
Standing on Common Ground? Explaining Just War and Jihad
February 19, 2016
Standing on Common Ground? Explaining Just War and Jihad
There are fundamental differences between the Christian and Islamic war doctrines and they influence policy.
Standing on Common Ground? Explaining Just War and Jihad
The Cold War and Holy War: A Chinese Take on the ‘Clash of Civilizations’
November 21, 2015
The Cold War and Holy War: A Chinese Take on the ‘Clash of Civilizations’
Blogger Yang Hengjun on the Paris attacks and the idea of a "clash of civilizations" -- and where China fits in.
The Cold War and Holy War: A Chinese Take on the ‘Clash of Civilizations’
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?
A Turning Point: Mullah Omar's Demise and the Future of the Taliban
August 02, 2015
A Turning Point: Mullah Omar's Demise and the Future of the Taliban
Make no mistake: Mullah Omar's death may upend the entire militant landscape in Afghanistan.
A Turning Point: Mullah Omar's Demise and the Future of the Taliban
Java Bombing Signals Change
April 22, 2011
Java Bombing Signals Change
A suicide bombing in West Java underscores the shifting tactics of militants towards individual jihad.
Java Bombing Signals Change
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