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The Taliban Say They Have No Foreign Fighters. Is That True?
August 10, 2020

The Taliban Say They Have No Foreign Fighters. Is That True?

By Franz J. Marty
The Taliban denial of the presence of foreign fighters in Afghanistan raises questions about the implementation of the U.S.-Taliban deal.

Islamic State Sees a Bloody Opportunity in the US-Taliban Deal
August 04, 2020

Islamic State Sees a Bloody Opportunity in the US-Taliban Deal

By Ahmad Shah Katawazai
With the U.S.-Taliban peace agreement, ISKP stands ready to inherit the role of violent spoiler.
29 Dead in Islamic State Attack on Afghan Prison
August 04, 2020

29 Dead in Islamic State Attack on Afghan Prison

By Associated Press
Afghan forces retook the prison in Jalalabad 24 hours after the initial attack.

Afghan Officials: Gunmen Kill 32 at Largely Shiite Gathering in Kabul
March 07, 2020

Afghan Officials: Gunmen Kill 32 at Largely Shiite Gathering in Kabul

By Associated Press
The attack, claimed by Islamic State, was a stark reminder that the U.S.-Taliban peace deal did not mean an end to violence.

Death of a Caliph: The Islamic State in Khorasan Province After al-Baghdadi
November 13, 2019

Death of a Caliph: The Islamic State in Khorasan Province After al-Baghdadi

By Saurav Sarkar
ISKP continues to pose a real threat to Afghanistan, despite al-Baghdadi’s death.

Afghanistan's Terror Threat Is Much Bigger Than the Taliban
August 22, 2019

Afghanistan's Terror Threat Is Much Bigger Than the Taliban

By Saurav Sarkar
Even if peace is reached with the Taliban, terrorism will remain a serious problem in Afghanistan.

Afghanistan Vows to Crush Militants After Deadly Wedding Attack by Islamic State
August 20, 2019

Afghanistan Vows to Crush Militants After Deadly Wedding Attack by Islamic State

By Rahim Faiez
“We will take revenge for every civilian drop of blood,” President Ghani vowed as Kabul mourns 63 dead.
What Did the Latest US-Taliban Talks Accomplish?
March 13, 2019

What Did the Latest US-Taliban Talks Accomplish?

By Kathy Gannon
After marathon talks, many questions about Afghanistan’s future remain unanswered.

Afghan Official: Suicide Blast Near Jalalabad Kills 17
March 07, 2019

Afghan Official: Suicide Blast Near Jalalabad Kills 17

By Rahim Faiez
U.S. forces assisted Afghan troops in quelling the attack on a construction company in Nangarhar province.

Taliban Suicide Bomber Kills 4, Wounds Over 100 in Kabul
January 16, 2019

Taliban Suicide Bomber Kills 4, Wounds Over 100 in Kabul

By Rahim Faiez
The Taliban's bloody terror campaign continues with an attack on a favorite target.

The ‘Father of the Taliban’ Is Dead. What Does That Mean for the Afghan Peace Process?
November 08, 2018

The ‘Father of the Taliban’ Is Dead. What Does That Mean for the Afghan Peace Process?

By Irfan Yar
How will Maulana Sami-ul-Haq’s murder impact the Afghan peace process?
Amb. Zahid Nasrullah Khan on Afghanistan-Pakistan Relations
May 23, 2018

Amb. Zahid Nasrullah Khan on Afghanistan-Pakistan Relations

By Maija Liuhto
Pakistan's ambassador in Afghanistan talks about refugees, terrorism, and the border dispute.

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