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Challenges and Opportunities for Afghanistan in 2017
December 29, 2016
Challenges and Opportunities for Afghanistan in 2017
2016 was a difficult year for Afghanistan and 2017 presents unique challenges.
Challenges and Opportunities for Afghanistan in 2017
US Sends 100 Troops to Lashkar Gah in Afghanistan's Embattled Helmand Province
August 25, 2016
US Sends 100 Troops to Lashkar Gah in Afghanistan's Embattled Helmand Province
The troops are on a train, advise, and assist mission, but the line between advising and combat is growing blurry.
US Sends 100 Troops to Lashkar Gah in Afghanistan's Embattled Helmand Province
Red Group: The Taliban's New Commando Force
August 12, 2016
Red Group: The Taliban's New Commando Force
The rise of the well-equipped Taliban force raises points to endemic corruption in Helmand.
Red Group: The Taliban's New Commando Force
The Battle for Helmand: Afghanistan's Largest Province May Fall Entirely to the Taliban
August 11, 2016
The Battle for Helmand: Afghanistan's Largest Province May Fall Entirely to the Taliban
Helmand, the nexus of opium production in Afghanistan, may fall entirely into the Taliban's hands.
The Battle for Helmand: Afghanistan's Largest Province May Fall Entirely to the Taliban
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