Afghanistan and Pakistan Return to the Blame Game After the Kabul Attacks
April 27, 2016
Afghanistan and Pakistan Return to the Blame Game After the Kabul Attacks
Afghanistan is playing the blame game with Pakistan once again. Islamabad and Kabul need to focus on the fight against terror.
Afghanistan and Pakistan Return to the Blame Game After the Kabul Attacks
Afghan President Blames Pakistan for Sheltering Taliban
April 26, 2016
Afghan President Blames Pakistan for Sheltering Taliban
Ghani said militant groups “are being hosted and aided from the territory of Pakistan.”
Afghan President Blames Pakistan for Sheltering Taliban
Russia's Plan for Afghanistan
April 25, 2016
Russia's Plan for Afghanistan
Putin is preparing for the worst-case scenario in Afghanistan.
Russia's Plan for Afghanistan
Massive Blast in Kabul Kills 30, Injures Hundreds
April 20, 2016
Massive Blast in Kabul Kills 30, Injures Hundreds
The difference between public accounts and the fiction the Taliban claims is astounding.
Massive Blast in Kabul Kills 30, Injures Hundreds
Is the Afghan Taliban's Leadership Finally Coalescing Once Again?
April 13, 2016
Is the Afghan Taliban's Leadership Finally Coalescing Once Again?
Several leaders of the Islamic State's Afghanistan operation have returned to the Taliban.
Is the Afghan Taliban's Leadership Finally Coalescing Once Again?
Taliban Launch Spring Offensive in Afghanistan
April 13, 2016
Taliban Launch Spring Offensive in Afghanistan
The Taliban promise large-scale attacks, assassinations, and a war of attrition during this year’s fighting season.
Taliban Launch Spring Offensive in Afghanistan
Afghanistan: Rethinking the Transition Strategy
April 12, 2016
Afghanistan: Rethinking the Transition Strategy
Afghanistan's government must learn the lessons of 2015 as it looks forward to a long-term transition.
Afghanistan: Rethinking the Transition Strategy
Ahmed Rashid on Afghanistan's Challenges in 2016
March 24, 2016
Ahmed Rashid on Afghanistan's Challenges in 2016
The Diplomat speaks with long-time Taliban analyst Ahmed Rashid about the possibility for peace in Afghanistan.
Ahmed Rashid on Afghanistan's Challenges in 2016
Pakistan May Have Jeopardized the Latest Afghan Peace Talks
March 12, 2016
Pakistan May Have Jeopardized the Latest Afghan Peace Talks
Failure of the Afghan peace process will harm Pakistan's credibility to a great extent.
Pakistan May Have Jeopardized the Latest Afghan Peace Talks
2 Killed in Skirmish on Tajik-Afghan Border
March 07, 2016
2 Killed in Skirmish on Tajik-Afghan Border
The question remains: Terrorists or drug smugglers?
2 Killed in Skirmish on Tajik-Afghan Border
Road to Quadrilateral-Backed Peace Talks Uncertain as Taliban Refuse to Participate
March 07, 2016
Road to Quadrilateral-Backed Peace Talks Uncertain as Taliban Refuse to Participate
The Afghan Taliban has no intention of participating in peace talks with the Afghan government, despite international efforts.
Road to Quadrilateral-Backed Peace Talks Uncertain as Taliban Refuse to Participate
Afghanistan: Lessons Learned for the 2016 Fighting Season
February 15, 2016
Afghanistan: Lessons Learned for the 2016 Fighting Season
The situation is not all bad, but Afghan forces need to learn the lessons of 2015.
Afghanistan: Lessons Learned for the 2016 Fighting Season
Abdul Hakim Mujahid Speaks on Afghanistan's Peace and Reconciliation Process
February 11, 2016
Abdul Hakim Mujahid Speaks on Afghanistan's Peace and Reconciliation Process
Abdul Hakim Mujahid of Afghanistan's High Peace Council discusses the Quadrilateral Coordination Group (QCG).
Abdul Hakim Mujahid Speaks on Afghanistan's Peace and Reconciliation Process
Afghanistan's Abdullah Abdullah Optimistic About the Peace Process
February 09, 2016
Afghanistan's Abdullah Abdullah Optimistic About the Peace Process
Speaking in New Delhi, Afghanistan's chief executive officer addressed a range of problems confronting the country.
Afghanistan's Abdullah Abdullah Optimistic About the Peace Process
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
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