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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
3 Lessons for Kabul and Washington After the Battle for Kunduz
October 15, 2015
3 Lessons for Kabul and Washington After the Battle for Kunduz
The 15-day siege of Kunduz will be a wake-up call for Kabul and Washington.
3 Lessons for Kabul and Washington After the Battle for Kunduz
Kunduz Frontline Report: 10 Days After the Taliban Siege
October 10, 2015
Kunduz Frontline Report: 10 Days After the Taliban Siege
The Diplomat’s Sanjay Kumar speaks to Afghan journalist Shershah Nawabi 10 days after the fall of the city to the Taliban.
Kunduz Frontline Report: 10 Days After the Taliban Siege
Is the Afghan Army Losing the War in Afghanistan?
July 22, 2015
Is the Afghan Army Losing the War in Afghanistan?
Halfway through the fighting season, Afghan security forces are struggling to hold their ground.
Is the Afghan Army Losing the War in Afghanistan?
Afghan Forces are Suffering Record Losses
May 05, 2015
Afghan Forces are Suffering Record Losses
Could this undermine the fighting spirit of the Afghan army and police in their battles against the Taliban?
Afghan Forces are Suffering Record Losses
Taliban Onslaught: What is Happening in Afghanistan?
April 29, 2015
Taliban Onslaught: What is Happening in Afghanistan?
The fighting season in Afghanistan began with a vengeance this year.
Taliban Onslaught: What is Happening in Afghanistan?
Why Pakistan Is Footing the Bill for Afghan Army Training
April 01, 2015
Why Pakistan Is Footing the Bill for Afghan Army Training
Afghanistan has sent six cadets to undergo training in Abbottabad. What does it mean for relations with Pakistan?
Why Pakistan Is Footing the Bill for Afghan Army Training
Afghans Ponder the End of ISAF
January 20, 2015
Afghans Ponder the End of ISAF
Afghan views on the end of the international combat missions in the Hindu Kush.
Afghans Ponder the End of ISAF
Can the Afghan Army Prevail on the Battlefield?
January 07, 2015
Can the Afghan Army Prevail on the Battlefield?
For all their flaws, there’s reason to think Afghanistan’s national security forces can hold their ground.
Can the Afghan Army Prevail on the Battlefield?
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