July 27, 2021
Project Taliban: An Anti-Pashtun Initiative?
By Bilquees Daud
Pashtuns on both sides of the Durand line have been at the receiving end of some of the most grotesque and intense violence by the Taliban.
January 19, 2019
Will Pakistan's Wall Work?
By Muhammad Akbar Notezai
Pakistan is building a wall along its border with Afghanistan. Will it actually make the country safer?
May 08, 2017
After Border Skirmish, Afghanistan and Pakistan Cite Vastly Divergent Casualty Counts
By Ankit Panda
Pakistan claims to have killed 50 Afghan security personnel -- a claim strongly denied by Afghanistan.
March 11, 2017
'Pashtun Diplomacy' in Afghan Foreign Policy
By Ahmad Bilal Khalil
Historically, Kabul has had many different motives for engaging with Pakistani Pashtuns.
October 07, 2016
Why Is Pakistan Expelling Afghan Refugees?
By Umair Jamal
The "reverse exodus" of Afghan refugees will destroy another generation of Afghans.
June 21, 2016
The Torkham Incident: Why Afghanistan and Pakistan Exchanged Fire
By Rohan Joshi
The tensions that led to an explosion of hostilities across the Afghan-Pakistan border have been long simmering.
June 15, 2016
Pakistan’s Foreign Policy Has Failed, Resulting in Regional Isolation
By Aziz Amin Ahmadzai & Mona Naseer
Pakistan's regional isolation can't be in its long-term national self-interest.
February 10, 2015
Bridging the Pashtun Divide
By Aziz Amin Ahmadzai and Mona Naseer
Pashtuns on both sides of the Durand Line need to display a little more empathy towards each other.
January 11, 2015
What Now for Afghanistan?
By Tamim Asey
With the end of the war, the country faces an uncertain future.
November 21, 2014
The Search for a Missing Peace in Islamabad
By Ali Reza Sarwar
Afghanistan and Pakistan’s past may have to be ignored if they are to have a future.
June 08, 2014
The ISI’s Great Game in Afghanistan
By Omer Aziz
Irrespective of the election outcome, Pakistan will remain deeply involved in Afghanistan.
April 05, 2014
Afghanistan Elections and the Taliban Threat
By Rajeev Agrawal
In the election run-up, the Taliban has increasingly set the agenda in the region with a spate of high-profile attacks.