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International Pressure Continues to Mount on Pakistan
September 27, 2016
International Pressure Continues to Mount on Pakistan
Members of U.S. Congress, a general, and an Afghan ambassador are the latest to accuse Pakistan of sponsoring terror.
International Pressure Continues to Mount on Pakistan
Civilians: The Ultimate Victims of the Af-Pak Proxy War
September 21, 2016
Civilians: The Ultimate Victims of the Af-Pak Proxy War
The blame game playing out between Afghanistan and Pakistan only benefits militants threatening both sides.
Civilians: The Ultimate Victims of the Af-Pak Proxy War
Pakistan Looks to Bloody Kabul as US Shifts to India
September 06, 2016
Pakistan Looks to Bloody Kabul as US Shifts to India
ISI is waging a covert war to bloody Kabul, using its “veritable arm," the Haqqani Network, to achieve its objectives.
Pakistan Looks to Bloody Kabul as US Shifts to India
Strategic District in Paktia, Afghanistan Falls to the Taliban
August 29, 2016
Strategic District in Paktia, Afghanistan Falls to the Taliban
Jani Khel district, located along a strategic supply route, is overrun after a prolonged siege.
Strategic District in Paktia, Afghanistan Falls to the Taliban
US Assistance to Pakistan Set to Fall to Lowest Level Since 2007
August 27, 2016
US Assistance to Pakistan Set to Fall to Lowest Level Since 2007
The decline in U.S. assistance isn't surprising given broader regional geopolitical trends and alignments.
US Assistance to Pakistan Set to Fall to Lowest Level Since 2007
US May Suspend $300 Million Military Reimbursement for Pakistan
August 05, 2016
US May Suspend $300 Million Military Reimbursement for Pakistan
Ash Carter won't certify that Pakistan is adequately targeting the Haqqani network.
US May Suspend $300 Million Military Reimbursement for Pakistan
Peace With Gulbuddin Hekmatyar: A Blessing or a Curse?
May 27, 2016
Peace With Gulbuddin Hekmatyar: A Blessing or a Curse?
By making peace with Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, is the Afghan National Unity Government inviting future troubles?
Peace With Gulbuddin Hekmatyar: A Blessing or a Curse?
4 Questions After the Drone Strike That Killed Mullah Mansour
May 23, 2016
4 Questions After the Drone Strike That Killed Mullah Mansour
With Mullah Mansour out of the picture, what's next for Afghanistan's long war against the Taliban?
4 Questions After the Drone Strike That Killed Mullah Mansour
The Taliban Enter the Haqqani Era
May 13, 2016
The Taliban Enter the Haqqani Era
With Pakistan's support, the Haqqani Network is finalizing an all-out coup over the Taliban's central leadership.
The Taliban Enter the Haqqani Era
After F-16 Fiasco, US-Pakistan Ties Are Due to Head South Again
May 09, 2016
After F-16 Fiasco, US-Pakistan Ties Are Due to Head South Again
The ongoing imbroglio over the sale of F-16s highlights deeper fissures between Washington and Islamabad.
After F-16 Fiasco, US-Pakistan Ties Are Due to Head South Again
Afghanistan: Why Ashraf Ghani's New Strategy Won't Work
April 30, 2016
Afghanistan: Why Ashraf Ghani's New Strategy Won't Work
Ashraf Ghani's new approach won't help him win Afghanistan's long struggle against the Taliban.
Afghanistan: Why Ashraf Ghani's New Strategy Won't Work
Did Pakistani Intelligence Back Terrorists Against the CIA in Afghanistan?
April 17, 2016
Did Pakistani Intelligence Back Terrorists Against the CIA in Afghanistan?
A newly declassified U.S. diplomatic cable suggests Pakistani intelligence was complicit in abetting the Taliban in an attack against the CIA.
Did Pakistani Intelligence Back Terrorists Against the CIA in Afghanistan?
Pakistan University Attack: Before the Recital, After the Bullets
January 26, 2016
Pakistan University Attack: Before the Recital, After the Bullets
The recent atrocities at Charsadda are a painful reminder of Pakistan's lack of seriousness in combating terrorism.
Pakistan University Attack: Before the Recital, After the Bullets
It's Time for Afghanistan and Pakistan To Move Beyond the Blame Game
September 13, 2015
It's Time for Afghanistan and Pakistan To Move Beyond the Blame Game
Pakistan's interventionist agenda in Afghanistan won't disappear. Kabul needs to cope and look beyond the blame game.
It's Time for Afghanistan and Pakistan To Move Beyond the Blame Game
US Set to Suspend Military Aid to Pakistan
August 21, 2015
US Set to Suspend Military Aid to Pakistan
The U.S. government will withhold certification of Pakistan's counter-terrorism operations against the Haqqani network.
US Set to Suspend Military Aid to Pakistan
The Mirage of Afghanistan-Pakistan Rapprochement
June 30, 2015
The Mirage of Afghanistan-Pakistan Rapprochement
Despite hopeful signs over the last few months, Kabul and Islamabad face a long, hard road to reconciliation.
The Mirage of Afghanistan-Pakistan Rapprochement
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