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China-Pakistan Relations:  Challenging US Global Leadership
May 30, 2018
China-Pakistan Relations:  Challenging US Global Leadership
Insights from Harrison Akins.
China-Pakistan Relations:  Challenging US Global Leadership
Inside the Minds of Afghanistan’s Commandos
April 01, 2018
Inside the Minds of Afghanistan’s Commandos
It’s said Afghanistan’s special forces have never lost a battle, but what do they think of the war?
Inside the Minds of Afghanistan’s Commandos
Talking to the Taliban: The Trump Edition
March 27, 2018
Talking to the Taliban: The Trump Edition
Why talk to the Taliban now?
Talking to the Taliban: The Trump Edition
Why Would China Help Build an Afghan Military Base in Badakhshan?
January 05, 2018
Why Would China Help Build an Afghan Military Base in Badakhshan?
According to regional reports, China is set to build an Afghan military outpost in Badakhshan.
Why Would China Help Build an Afghan Military Base in Badakhshan?
Afghanistan Stares Down the Barrel of the Long Defeat
November 04, 2017
Afghanistan Stares Down the Barrel of the Long Defeat
SIGAR paints a worrying picture of the security situation in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan Stares Down the Barrel of the Long Defeat
When Will Afghan Civilians Get Justice?
August 15, 2017
When Will Afghan Civilians Get Justice?
Further delay in delivering justice for civilians killed in U.S. airstrikes plays into the hands of the Taliban.
When Will Afghan Civilians Get Justice?
Why Is Afghanistan the 'Graveyard of Empires'?
June 30, 2017
Why Is Afghanistan the 'Graveyard of Empires'?
A brief history of the empires that were broken in the Hindu Kush.
Why Is Afghanistan the 'Graveyard of Empires'?
The Real Key to Trump’s Afghanistan Strategy
June 23, 2017
The Real Key to Trump’s Afghanistan Strategy
The president and his team must remember one puzzle piece as they formulate their approach.
The Real Key to Trump’s Afghanistan Strategy
Can a New US Surge Stabilize Afghanistan?
June 01, 2017
Can a New US Surge Stabilize Afghanistan?
Trump is considering sending more troops to Afghanistan, but that won't solve the underlying problems.
Can a New US Surge Stabilize Afghanistan?
How Russia May Approach the Taliban and Afghanistan in 2017
January 04, 2017
How Russia May Approach the Taliban and Afghanistan in 2017
A revealing interview with Putin's top envoy in Afghanistan suggests continued rapprochement with the Taliban.
How Russia May Approach the Taliban and Afghanistan in 2017
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
Pentagon: 10,000 Troops Or Nothing In Afghanistan
January 23, 2014
Pentagon: 10,000 Troops Or Nothing In Afghanistan
A Pentagon proposal to the White House calls to maintain 10,000 troops or zero in Afghanistan–no in-betweens.
Pentagon: 10,000 Troops Or Nothing In Afghanistan
Afghanistan Wins First International Football Title, Shocks India
September 12, 2013
Afghanistan Wins First International Football Title, Shocks India
Afghanistan has won the South Asian Football Federation Championship.
Afghanistan Wins First International Football Title, Shocks India
Afghan Forces Not Worried about US Departure
September 02, 2013
Afghan Forces Not Worried about US Departure
Afghan National Army soldiers appear confident about their ability to continue the fight post 2014.
Afghan Forces Not Worried about US Departure
Anzac Day Underscores Changes Down Under
April 24, 2013
Anzac Day Underscores Changes Down Under
Demographic change and disillusionment with the Afghan War offer a new perspective on Anzac Day.
Anzac Day Underscores Changes Down Under
The Bill for the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars: $4 to $6 Trillion
April 04, 2013
The Bill for the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars: $4 to $6 Trillion
“The Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts, taken together, will be the most expensive wars in U.S. history.”
The Bill for the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars: $4 to $6 Trillion
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