Pakistan’s Foreign Policy Has Failed, Resulting in Regional Isolation
June 15, 2016
Pakistan’s Foreign Policy Has Failed, Resulting in Regional Isolation
Pakistan's regional isolation can't be in its long-term national self-interest.
Pakistan’s Foreign Policy Has Failed, Resulting in Regional Isolation
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?
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
Pakistan’s Way of Fighting Militancy: Wait Until the War Comes Home
June 01, 2016
Pakistan’s Way of Fighting Militancy: Wait Until the War Comes Home
The state’s policy of allowing fundamentalist groups to operate and preach freely in the country has radicalized Pakistani society.
Pakistan’s Way of Fighting Militancy: Wait Until the War Comes Home
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?
Afghanistan’s Growing Unrest: Implications for India’s Security
May 26, 2016
Afghanistan’s Growing Unrest: Implications for India’s Security
"India cannot be a spectator as chaos ensues in Afghanistan, for it will not be safe from the spillover."
Afghanistan’s Growing Unrest: Implications for India’s Security
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
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?
The US Drone Strike That Killed Mullah Mansour: How, Why, and What's Next
May 24, 2016
The US Drone Strike That Killed Mullah Mansour: How, Why, and What's Next
The Diplomat's Ankit Panda and Catherine Putz discuss the U.S. drone strike on Mullah Mansour.
The US Drone Strike That Killed Mullah Mansour: How, Why, and What's Next
Long Overdue: India's Modi Visits Iran, Signing Key Agreements, Setting Broad Agenda
May 24, 2016
Long Overdue: India's Modi Visits Iran, Signing Key Agreements, Setting Broad Agenda
Modi's visit marks the first bilateral prime ministerial visit since 2001.
Long Overdue: India's Modi Visits Iran, Signing Key Agreements, Setting Broad Agenda
Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif in the Eye of the Storm
May 23, 2016
Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif in the Eye of the Storm
The prime minister faces a particularly testing series of crises.
Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif in the Eye of the Storm
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
Taliban Head Mullah Mansour Likely Killed in US Drone Strike
May 22, 2016
Taliban Head Mullah Mansour Likely Killed in US Drone Strike
Mullah Mansour, who became the Taliban's leader last year, has likely been killed in a drone strike.
Taliban Head Mullah Mansour Likely Killed in US Drone Strike
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