February 09, 2022
An Urgent Need for Justice: Expediting the International Criminal Court’s Afghanistan Investigation
By Mahir Hazim
Given the Taliban’s atrocities, past and present, there’s an urgent need for the ICC to move more quickly in the pursuit of justice.
September 24, 2021
The Taliban’s False Amnesty
By Mehdi J. Hakimi
When they first captured Kabul back in 1996, the Taliban promised amnesty. It wasn’t a genuine offer then, and it isn’t now either.
April 03, 2021
Spike in Violence Follows Failed Negotiations Between the Pakistani Taliban and Islamabad
By Franz J. Marty
Sources reveal secret negotiations between Pakistan’s government and the TTP, which ultimately fell apart.
February 17, 2021
Did China Build a Spy Network in Kabul?
By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
Amid murky allegations of contact with the Haqqani Network, the life of one Chinese national in Kabul comes under scrutiny.
May 11, 2020
Taliban Say They Don’t Have Missing US Contractor
By Associated Press
"We don't have any information about the missing American," a Taliban spokesman says.
December 31, 2019
South Asia’s Most Notorious Militant Groups
By Sarmad Ishfaq
Ideology, organization, and public support: An analysis of the Lashkar-e-Taiba and Haqqani Network.
November 25, 2019
Pakistan’s Haqqani Network Increases Its Profile in Afghan Peace Talks
By Umair Jamal
Has the Haqqani Network become fundamental to the Afghan peace process?
September 27, 2018
Pakistan’s Catch-22 Moment
By Daud Khattak
Is Pakistan really ready to cut the cord with the United States?
September 05, 2018
Taliban Announce Death of Jalaluddin Haqqani, Founder of the Haqqani Network
By Ankit Panda
The Haqqani Network's founder is dead.
February 10, 2018
Flagging Pakistani Taliban Loses Another Top Gun
By Daud Khattak
Mehsud Taliban leader Khan Said Sajna is reported dead in a drone strike.
January 09, 2018
The Times They Are A-Changin’: Trump's Important Risk-Taking With Pakistan
By Harsh V. Pant
Will Trump succeed where previous U.S. presidents have failed?
September 14, 2017
Pakistan’s Bad Reaction to the BRICS Declaration
By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
Islamabad’s defensive reaction was more self-damaging than the BRICS’ original statement.