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ISIS Might Have One Last Escape Route: Pakistan
November 07, 2017
ISIS Might Have One Last Escape Route: Pakistan
As ISIS' stronghold falls in the Middle East, Pakistan may provide the most fertile ground for Islamic State.
ISIS Might Have One Last Escape Route: Pakistan
No Exit From Afghanistan: Major Takeaways From Trump's Big Speech on America's Longest War
August 22, 2017
No Exit From Afghanistan: Major Takeaways From Trump's Big Speech on America's Longest War
Counterterrorism is in and nation-building is out, but the United States still has no way out of Afghanistan.
No Exit From Afghanistan: Major Takeaways From Trump's Big Speech on America's Longest War
Al-Qaeda's South Asia Branch Makes a Bid for Global Jihad Leadership
July 29, 2017
Al-Qaeda's South Asia Branch Makes a Bid for Global Jihad Leadership
The new Code of Conduct from AQIS is an attempt to wrest back leadership from Islamic State.
Al-Qaeda's South Asia Branch Makes a Bid for Global Jihad Leadership
India and the Fight Against Islamic State
June 14, 2017
India and the Fight Against Islamic State
As India confronts the threat within its borders, could it find common ground with the Trump administration?
India and the Fight Against Islamic State
Kabul Process Falters as Taliban Support Rises
June 10, 2017
Kabul Process Falters as Taliban Support Rises
Complex geopolitical rivalries make it unlikely that the Kabul Process will bring peace to Afghanistan.
Kabul Process Falters as Taliban Support Rises
When Islamic State and the Taliban Compete, Afghanistan Loses
March 18, 2017
When Islamic State and the Taliban Compete, Afghanistan Loses
Analysts continue to misjudge the potential threat posed by the Islamic State’s contingent in Afghanistan. They shouldn’t.
When Islamic State and the Taliban Compete, Afghanistan Loses
Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the 'Good Taliban'
March 10, 2017
Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the 'Good Taliban'
Pakistan believes Afghanistan is harboring terrorists that conduct cross-border attacks; Kabul says the same.
Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the 'Good Taliban'
Islamic State’s Khorasan Province, 2 Years on
January 26, 2017
Islamic State’s Khorasan Province, 2 Years on
Today marks the two-year anniversary of ISIS’s new front in Afghanistan. Can the group consider its venture a success?
Islamic State’s Khorasan Province, 2 Years on
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?
Suicide Blast at Shia Mosque in Kabul Kills Over 30
November 21, 2016
Suicide Blast at Shia Mosque in Kabul Kills Over 30
The target and timing suggests the Islamic State's local affiliate is responsible, aiming to stoke sectarianism.
Suicide Blast at Shia Mosque in Kabul Kills Over 30
Islamic State Khorasan Province: Pakistan’s New Foreign Policy Tool?
November 15, 2016
Islamic State Khorasan Province: Pakistan’s New Foreign Policy Tool?
ISKP is nothing but Pakistan’s new terror syndicate to prolong the war in Afghanistan under the banner of ISIS.
Islamic State Khorasan Province: Pakistan’s New Foreign Policy Tool?
Did a US Drone Strike Take Out the ISIS AfPak Leader?
August 13, 2016
Did a US Drone Strike Take Out the ISIS AfPak Leader?
Afghanistan's envoy to Pakistan says that Hafiz Saeed Khan was killed in late July. Is that likely?
Did a US Drone Strike Take Out the ISIS AfPak Leader?
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