Managing Dissent Within: The Taliban Way
By Shanthie Mariet D’Souza
The hardliners within the Taliban have consolidated their position, and the specter of the group’s implosion seems improbable in the near term.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
Pakistan’s Catch-22 Moment
By Daud Khattak
Is Pakistan really ready to cut the cord with the United States?
Taliban Announce Death of Jalaluddin Haqqani, Founder of the Haqqani Network
By Ankit Panda
The Haqqani Network's founder is dead.
Flagging Pakistani Taliban Loses Another Top Gun
By Daud Khattak
Mehsud Taliban leader Khan Said Sajna is reported dead in a drone strike.
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?