October 18, 2022
What’s the Endgame for Afghanistan and Pakistan?
By Sadiq Amini
The Taliban’s nationalist faction, if triumphant over the Pakistan-backed extremists, could help bring peace to the region.
September 14, 2021
The US Can’t Blame Pakistan for Its Failure in Afghanistan
By Khawaja Akbar
Pakistan was a factor but by no means the most significant one in the Taliban’s rapid takeover.
August 19, 2021
How the Taliban Used Pakistan
By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
The Taliban have returned to power in Afghanistan. Far from a victory, that could ultimately be a setback for Pakistan.
June 29, 2021
Will the Taliban Leadership Abandon Its Bases in Pakistan?
By Umair Jamal
In return for not hosting American bases on Pakistani soil, Islamabad wants the Afghan Taliban to rein in the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan.
September 08, 2020
Taliban Return to Doha, Setting Stage for Afghan Peace Talks
By Associated Press
The delayed negotiations are the second, critical part to a peace deal the U.S. signed with the Taliban in February in Doha.
December 31, 2019
South Asia’s Most Notorious Militant Groups
By Sarmad Ishfaq
Ideology, organization, and public support: An analysis of the Lashkar-e-Taiba and Haqqani Network.
August 27, 2019
Balochistan’s Role in the Afghanistan Quagmire
By Muhammad Akbar Notezai
How the Pakistani province became embroiled in the Afghan conflict.