Afghanistan, Central Asia, and the Coming Biden Presidency
By Ankit Panda
Will the Biden administration finally end the U.S. presence in Afghanistan?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jaish-e-Mohammed: Under the Hood
By Ayesha Siddiqa
Who are Jaish-e-Mohammed?
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.
How Al-Qaeda Came to Kashmir
By Riyaz Wani
How a debate over Islamic martyrdom opened the door for al-Qaeda in Kashmir.
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.