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After Border Skirmish, Afghanistan and Pakistan Cite Vastly Divergent Casualty Counts
May 08, 2017
After Border Skirmish, Afghanistan and Pakistan Cite Vastly Divergent Casualty Counts
Pakistan claims to have killed 50 Afghan security personnel -- a claim strongly denied by Afghanistan.
After Border Skirmish, Afghanistan and Pakistan Cite Vastly Divergent Casualty Counts
'Pashtun Diplomacy' in Afghan Foreign Policy
March 11, 2017
'Pashtun Diplomacy' in Afghan Foreign Policy
Historically, Kabul has had many different motives for engaging with Pakistani Pashtuns.
'Pashtun Diplomacy' in Afghan Foreign Policy
Why Is Pakistan Expelling Afghan Refugees?
October 07, 2016
Why Is Pakistan Expelling Afghan Refugees?
The "reverse exodus" of Afghan refugees will destroy another generation of Afghans.
Why Is Pakistan Expelling Afghan Refugees?
The Torkham Incident: Why Afghanistan and Pakistan Exchanged Fire
June 21, 2016
The Torkham Incident: Why Afghanistan and Pakistan Exchanged Fire
The tensions that led to an explosion of hostilities across the Afghan-Pakistan border have been long simmering.
The Torkham Incident: Why Afghanistan and Pakistan Exchanged Fire
Pakistan’s Foreign Policy Has Failed, Resulting in Regional Isolation
June 15, 2016
Pakistan’s Foreign Policy Has Failed, Resulting in Regional Isolation
Pakistan's regional isolation can't be in its long-term national self-interest.
Pakistan’s Foreign Policy Has Failed, Resulting in Regional Isolation
Bridging the Pashtun Divide
February 10, 2015
Bridging the Pashtun Divide
Pashtuns on both sides of the Durand Line need to display a little more empathy towards each other.
Bridging the Pashtun Divide
What Now for Afghanistan?
January 11, 2015
What Now for Afghanistan?
With the end of the war, the country faces an uncertain future.
What Now for Afghanistan?
The Search for a Missing Peace in Islamabad
November 21, 2014
The Search for a Missing Peace in Islamabad
Afghanistan and Pakistan’s past may have to be ignored if they are to have a future.
The Search for a Missing Peace in Islamabad
The ISI’s Great Game in Afghanistan
June 08, 2014
The ISI’s Great Game in Afghanistan
Irrespective of the election outcome, Pakistan will remain deeply involved in Afghanistan.
The ISI’s Great Game in Afghanistan
Afghanistan Elections and the Taliban Threat
April 05, 2014
Afghanistan Elections and the Taliban Threat
In the election run-up, the Taliban has increasingly set the agenda in the region with a spate of high-profile attacks.
Afghanistan Elections and the Taliban Threat
The Taliban’s Unity of Purpose
March 14, 2014
The Taliban’s Unity of Purpose
A lack of harmony between Pakistan and Afghanistan supports the militants’ unity of purpose.
The Taliban’s Unity of Purpose
Why the Durand Line Matters
February 21, 2014
Why the Durand Line Matters
It is time for Kabul to accept the legality of the border.
Why the Durand Line Matters
Afghan-Pakistani Border Row: A Double-Edged Sword for India
May 16, 2013
Afghan-Pakistani Border Row: A Double-Edged Sword for India
The Afghan-Pakistani border row mirrors and influences India’s border dispute with China.
Afghan-Pakistani Border Row: A Double-Edged Sword for India
Afghans Wary of Pakistan’s Role in Brussels Peace Talks
April 26, 2013
Afghans Wary of Pakistan’s Role in Brussels Peace Talks
An atmosphere of distrust prevails in Afghanistan surrounding Pakistan’s role in the peace process.
Afghans Wary of Pakistan’s Role in Brussels Peace Talks
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