March 08, 2017
Al-Qaeda and Islamic State Take Aim at China
By Uran Botobekov
April 15, 2016
Is al-Qaeda Back in Afghanistan?
By Catherine Putz
July 20, 2012
Do Drone Strikes on al-Qaida Make Us Safer?
Moral or immoral, do drone strikes work? Sean M. Lynn-Jones weighs the evidence.
February 19, 2010
Last Shot in Afghanistan
The Diplomat speaks with Fabrice Pothier, director of Carnegie Europe, about the security situation in Afghanistan, talking with the Taliban and the prospects for stability once US-led forces withdraw.
February 15, 2010
Talking with the Taliban
As US-led forces engage in a major offensive in Afghanistan’s Helmand Province, commentators in Pakistan are still taking stock of the London conference and what it could mean for the role their country plays in their neighbour’s stability. Mustafa Qadri reports that many believe the road to such stability and security will inevitably run through Pakistan–and to the Taliban.
February 05, 2010
The ‘Good’ Taliban Myth
If the London Conference on Afghanistan held last week demonstrated anything, it is that it’s only a matter of time until India loses whatever strategic leverage it previously enjoyed compared with Pakistan in the country.