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Does Islamic State Have a Future in the AfPak Region?
December 20, 2016
Does Islamic State Have a Future in the AfPak Region?
The Islamic State's South Asia branch looks doomed to fail.
Does Islamic State Have a Future in the AfPak Region?
Spoilers and Peace in Afghanistan: Negotiating With the Taliban
October 18, 2016
Spoilers and Peace in Afghanistan: Negotiating With the Taliban
The biggest potential spoiler for Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is Pakistan.
Spoilers and Peace in Afghanistan: Negotiating With the Taliban
What to Make of China's Latest Meeting With the Taliban
August 05, 2016
What to Make of China's Latest Meeting With the Taliban
China's role in Afghanistan is constructive, but not decisive.
What to Make of China's Latest Meeting With the Taliban
Haibatullah Akhundzada and the Resurgence of the Taliban
June 04, 2016
Haibatullah Akhundzada and the Resurgence of the Taliban
Who is Haibatullah Akhundzada and what does he mean for the years-long insurgency in Afghanistan?
Haibatullah Akhundzada and the Resurgence of the Taliban
In Afghanistan, Time to Wage War for Peace
June 01, 2016
In Afghanistan, Time to Wage War for Peace
With the Taliban leadership in transition, now is the time for the Afghan government to go on the offensive.
In Afghanistan, Time to Wage War for Peace
Did Hope for Afghan Peace Die With Mullah Mansour?
May 31, 2016
Did Hope for Afghan Peace Die With Mullah Mansour?
Mansour's death makes peace talks even less likely, while inflaming regional tensions.
Did Hope for Afghan Peace Die With Mullah Mansour?
Killing Mullah Mansour Might Have Been All About the Haqqani Network
May 26, 2016
Killing Mullah Mansour Might Have Been All About the Haqqani Network
For the new leadership of the Afghan Taliban, the peace process won't even be a back-burner issue.
Killing Mullah Mansour Might Have Been All About the Haqqani Network
Taliban Announce New Leader After Mullah Mansour's Death
May 25, 2016
Taliban Announce New Leader After Mullah Mansour's Death
Mawlawi Haibatullah Akhundzada will succeed Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour as the Taliban's leader.
Taliban Announce New Leader After Mullah Mansour's Death
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