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
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
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
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
The Afghan Government Should Take Advantage of Mullah Omar’s Death ASAP
August 04, 2015
The Afghan Government Should Take Advantage of Mullah Omar’s Death ASAP
The Afghan government has a unique opening with Omar's death. It shouldn't squander it.
The Afghan Government Should Take Advantage of Mullah Omar’s Death ASAP
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?
Afghanistan's Ex-Intelligence Chief Reflects on Mullah Omar's Death
July 30, 2015
Afghanistan's Ex-Intelligence Chief Reflects on Mullah Omar's Death
Amrullah Saleh, the former head of Afghanistan's National Directorate of Security (NDS), discusses Mullah Omar's death.
Afghanistan's Ex-Intelligence Chief Reflects on Mullah Omar's Death
Dead or Alive, Is Mullah Omar Still a Wanted Man?
July 30, 2015
Dead or Alive, Is Mullah Omar Still a Wanted Man?
The leader of the Afghan Taliban for over two decades, Mullah Omar, may finally be dead. Or not.
Dead or Alive, Is Mullah Omar Still a Wanted Man?
Washington and Kabul Want a Joint Strategy Against ISIS in Afghanistan
July 21, 2015
Washington and Kabul Want a Joint Strategy Against ISIS in Afghanistan
Kabul and Washington are trying to nip the Islamic State in the bud in Afghanistan.
Washington and Kabul Want a Joint Strategy Against ISIS in Afghanistan
With or Without Peace Talks, Violence Remains a Reality in Afghanistan
June 25, 2015
With or Without Peace Talks, Violence Remains a Reality in Afghanistan
Afghanistan's precarious rapprochement with Pakistan is not paying dividends.
With or Without Peace Talks, Violence Remains a Reality in Afghanistan
Why the Taliban Wants ISIS Out of Afghanistan
June 18, 2015
Why the Taliban Wants ISIS Out of Afghanistan
The Taliban want to make it clear for ISIS: Afghanistan's only big enough for one of them. And it's not ISIS.
Why the Taliban Wants ISIS Out of Afghanistan
Afghanistan’s Illusion of a New Pakistan
June 01, 2015
Afghanistan’s Illusion of a New Pakistan
The recent outreach has been laudable, but the ingredients for real change are missing.
Afghanistan’s Illusion of a New Pakistan
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