December 17, 2020
Afghanistan, Central Asia, and the Coming Biden Presidency
By Ankit Panda
Will the Biden administration finally end the U.S. presence in Afghanistan?
July 18, 2020
The Resurgence of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan
By Tarun Nair
The reintegration of the Hakimullah Mehsud group is the latest sign of the militant group’s ambitions and reach.
July 06, 2020
Critics of US-Taliban Deal Say Militants Can’t Be Trusted
By Associated Press
Information about Russian bounties for dead Americans was included in a brief before the U.S.-Taliban deal was signed.
June 02, 2020
UN Report: Taliban Maintains Ties to Al-Qaeda
By Catherine Putz
Beyond highlighting the ongoing connections between the Taliban and al-Qaeda, the report exposes fragility in the U.S.-Taliban agreement.
March 18, 2020
Suspected Leader of Indonesia Terror Group on Trial
By Associated Press
Para Wijayanto, the suspected leader of Indonesia's al-Qaida-linked Jemaah Islamiyah network, went on trial on charges of terrorism that could result in a death sentence.
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.
August 14, 2019
After Article 370, Will Transnational Terrorist Organizations Look to Kashmir for Permanent War?
By Umair Jamal
Transnational extremist groups may become the next reason for escalation between India and Pakistan.
August 09, 2019
Exchange Highlights Indonesia-Philippines Counterterrorism Cooperation
By Prashanth Parameswaran
A recent engagement spotlighted efforts by both militaries to collaborate in this area despite the challenges that remain.
March 13, 2019
Jaish-e-Mohammed: Under the Hood
By Ayesha Siddiqa
Who are Jaish-e-Mohammed?
January 31, 2019
Jokowi’s Failed Bashir Gamble Reveals the Danger of Playing the Religion Card in Indonesia
By Luke Hunt
While it is no surprise that political calculations are being made ahead of upcoming polls, the incident shows how gambles can backfire.
December 20, 2017
How Al-Qaeda Came to Kashmir
By Riyaz Wani
How a debate over Islamic martyrdom opened the door for al-Qaeda in Kashmir.
September 13, 2017
Will Pakistan Part Ways With Its Proxies?
By Daud Khattak
The recent BRICS declaration can be read as a gentle push from China for Pakistan to ditch the Taliban.