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The Implications of the Taliban’s Spring Offensive on Afghanistan
April 22, 2016
The Implications of the Taliban’s Spring Offensive on Afghanistan
It’s shaping up to be a tough few months for Afghanistan’s increasingly beleaguered government.
The Implications of the Taliban’s Spring Offensive on Afghanistan
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
Is South Asia Experiencing a Cold War?
February 03, 2016
Is South Asia Experiencing a Cold War?
Afghan CEO Abdullah Abdullah says it is.
Is South Asia Experiencing a Cold War?
What Happened to ISIS’s Afghanistan-Pakistan Province?
February 02, 2016
What Happened to ISIS’s Afghanistan-Pakistan Province?
A year after its founding, the Islamic State’s Khurasan province remains a notional entity.
What Happened to ISIS’s Afghanistan-Pakistan Province?
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
The New Politics of War and Peace in Afghanistan
January 12, 2016
The New Politics of War and Peace in Afghanistan
It is time to end “Great Game” politics in Afghanistan.
The New Politics of War and Peace in Afghanistan
Afghanistan: After Kunduz
December 16, 2015
Afghanistan: After Kunduz
Fearing the Taliban is preparing for another assault, locals wonder if they can trust in the government.
Afghanistan: After Kunduz
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?
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?
Taliban Attack on Kandahar Airport: What We Know
December 10, 2015
Taliban Attack on Kandahar Airport: What We Know
As details emerge, the key question will be how did the attackers breach the airport’s security?
Taliban Attack on Kandahar Airport: What We Know
Confirmed: Ghani to Attend Heart of Asia Conference in Islamabad
December 08, 2015
Confirmed: Ghani to Attend Heart of Asia Conference in Islamabad
The Indian Foreign Minister, Sushma Swaraj, is also to attend.
Confirmed: Ghani to Attend Heart of Asia Conference in Islamabad
Another Group of Hazaras Taken Hostage in Zabul
November 25, 2015
Another Group of Hazaras Taken Hostage in Zabul
Zabul illustrates the complex matrix of militant groups fighting in Afghanistan.
Another Group of Hazaras Taken Hostage in Zabul
Afghanistan After the US-Iran Nuclear Deal
November 16, 2015
Afghanistan After the US-Iran Nuclear Deal
Could the deal pave the way for greater regional cooperation in Afghanistan’s fight against terrorism?
Afghanistan After the US-Iran Nuclear Deal
Taliban Stuck on an Island Between Afghanistan and Turkmenistan
October 26, 2015
Taliban Stuck on an Island Between Afghanistan and Turkmenistan
With Taliban militants marooned on an island in the Amu Darya, Ashgabat can no longer deny there is trouble on the border.
Taliban Stuck on an Island Between Afghanistan and Turkmenistan
Taliban in Kunduz, ISIS in Nangarhar: Fiefdoms of Conflict in Afghanistan
October 05, 2015
Taliban in Kunduz, ISIS in Nangarhar: Fiefdoms of Conflict in Afghanistan
Taliban-ISIS animosity will not stop the two groups from fighting the Afghan government and making territorial gains.
Taliban in Kunduz, ISIS in Nangarhar: Fiefdoms of Conflict in Afghanistan
Afghan Officials Reportedly Meet With Taliban in Pakistan
July 08, 2015
Afghan Officials Reportedly Meet With Taliban in Pakistan
Details are few, but this meeting seems to be more 'official' than previous rounds of talks.
Afghan Officials Reportedly Meet With Taliban in Pakistan
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