Afghanistan's NDS and Pakistan's ISI Give Cooperation Another Try
February 06, 2016
Afghanistan's NDS and Pakistan's ISI Give Cooperation Another Try
Plus, India-U.S. carrier cooperation, Thailand's new OPV, and more. Weekend links.
Afghanistan's NDS and Pakistan's ISI Give Cooperation Another Try
Why India Transferred Attack Helicopters to Afghanistan
February 01, 2016
Why India Transferred Attack Helicopters to Afghanistan
India's attack helicopter transfer to Afghanistan suggests a new era in ties between New Delhi and Kabul.
Why India Transferred Attack Helicopters to Afghanistan
Revealed: Why ISIS Hates the Taliban
January 29, 2016
Revealed: Why ISIS Hates the Taliban
The Islamic State and the Taliban won't get along--and that's a good thing for South Asia.
Revealed: Why ISIS Hates the Taliban
Pakistan's Top General Has Decided to Retire Later This Year. So What?
January 26, 2016
Pakistan's Top General Has Decided to Retire Later This Year. So What?
General Raheel Sharif will retire at the end of his scheduled term as chief of army staff.
Pakistan's Top General Has Decided to Retire Later This Year. So What?
Taliban: Attack on Journalists Not an Attack on Journalists
January 22, 2016
Taliban: Attack on Journalists Not an Attack on Journalists
By labeling TOLOnews a foreign “intelligence network” the Taliban are trying to justify the murder of civilians.
Taliban: Attack on Journalists Not an Attack on Journalists
Terror in Afghanistan and Pakistan Underlines Importance of Trust, Peace Talks
January 21, 2016
Terror in Afghanistan and Pakistan Underlines Importance of Trust, Peace Talks
Two horrifying terror attacks on the same day demonstrate that current strategy against the Taliban isn't working. Time to do something about it.
Terror in Afghanistan and Pakistan Underlines Importance of Trust, Peace Talks
Can the Afghan War Be Won in 2016?
January 14, 2016
Can the Afghan War Be Won in 2016?
The Diplomat's Franz-Stefan Gady speaks with Ankit Panda about the Afghan National Army's war effort.
Can the Afghan War Be Won in 2016?
Can ISIS Gain a Foothold in Balochistan?
January 07, 2016
Can ISIS Gain a Foothold in Balochistan?
There is growing evidence that it is trying to do just that.
Can ISIS Gain a Foothold in Balochistan?
The Tragic Story of Qurban Ali Mirzaee
January 07, 2016
The Tragic Story of Qurban Ali Mirzaee
The persecution of one of Afghanistan’s most popular actors demonstrates the current state of culture in Afghanistan.
The Tragic Story of Qurban Ali Mirzaee
2016 Geopolitical Outlook: What to Expect in the Asia-Pacific
January 01, 2016
2016 Geopolitical Outlook: What to Expect in the Asia-Pacific
The Diplomat's Shannon Tiezzi and Catherine Putz join Ankit Panda to evaluate expectations across the Asia-Pacific for the year ahead.
2016 Geopolitical Outlook: What to Expect in the Asia-Pacific
7 Events of Geopolitical Consequence to Anticipate in Asia in Early 2016
December 31, 2015
7 Events of Geopolitical Consequence to Anticipate in Asia in Early 2016
2016 will kick off with a bang. Here's what you need to keep an eye on early in the new year.
7 Events of Geopolitical Consequence to Anticipate in Asia in Early 2016
Afghanistan, Pakistan Lay Groundwork for Taliban Peace Talks in Early 2016
December 29, 2015
Afghanistan, Pakistan Lay Groundwork for Taliban Peace Talks in Early 2016
Pakistan's top general visited Afghanistan this weekend to discuss another round of peace talks with the Taliban.
Afghanistan, Pakistan Lay Groundwork for Taliban Peace Talks in Early 2016
Peace Talks Between the Afghan Government and the Taliban Could Be Back in Early 2016
December 22, 2015
Peace Talks Between the Afghan Government and the Taliban Could Be Back in Early 2016
Peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban, backed by Pakistan, could be back on in early 2016.
Peace Talks Between the Afghan Government and the Taliban Could Be Back in Early 2016
Could TAPI Bring Peace to Afghanistan?
December 14, 2015
Could TAPI Bring Peace to Afghanistan?
If history is any indication, no.
Could TAPI Bring Peace to Afghanistan?
Next Stop Jalalabad: Traveling on One of the World’s Most Dangerous Roads
December 13, 2015
Next Stop Jalalabad: Traveling on One of the World’s Most Dangerous Roads
Security threats on the Kabul-Jalalabad highway have drastically increased over the last few weeks.
Next Stop Jalalabad: Traveling on One of the World’s Most Dangerous Roads
Why Did Afghanistan's Spy Chief Just Quit?
December 11, 2015
Why Did Afghanistan's Spy Chief Just Quit?
Nabil says Ghani is surrendering "Afghanistan's 5,000 year history to Pakistan's 60-year history."
Why Did Afghanistan's Spy Chief Just Quit?
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