April 18, 2022
Pakistan Warns Afghanistan Not to Shelter Militants
By Kathy Gannon
Militant attacks in Pakistan have grown since the Taliban came to power last year.
January 26, 2022
Afghanistan and Pakistan’s Troubles Won’t End With the Taliban Victory
By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
The Durand Line continues to bedevil Af-Pak relations. One doesn’t recognize it; the other ignores it when convenient.
January 11, 2022
Taliban-Pakistan Ties Run Into Trouble
By Umair Jamal
Taliban’s recent confrontation of Pakistan over its fencing of the disputed Durand Line, which Afghanistan does not recognize, has taken many by surprise.
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.