How the Taliban Guard Afghanistan’s Border (and What It Says About Their Regime)
By Franz J. Marty
While the Taliban are serious about protecting the country's borders, border guards face many problems and see completely different threats than the international community.
What’s Left of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan?
By Agnieszka Pikulicka-Wilczewska
While the IMU itself might no longer be an important player in the complex landscape of international jihad, it may yet be too soon to portend its total demise.