November 03, 2016
Taliban Commanders Key to Peace With Afghanistan
By Shawn Snow
A factionalized Taliban adds another dynamic to a complicated peace process in Afghanistan.
June 01, 2016
In Afghanistan, Time to Wage War for Peace
By Moh. Sayed Madadi
With the Taliban leadership in transition, now is the time for the Afghan government to go on the offensive.
May 31, 2016
Did Hope for Afghan Peace Die With Mullah Mansour?
By Daud Khattak
Mansour's death makes peace talks even less likely, while inflaming regional tensions.
May 27, 2016
The Legacy of Mullah Mansour
By Mohammad Shafiq Hamdam
What Mansour's life and death meant for the Taliban, and hopes of peace.
May 24, 2016
The US Drone Strike That Killed Mullah Mansour: How, Why, and What's Next
By Ankit Panda
The Diplomat's Ankit Panda and Catherine Putz discuss the U.S. drone strike on Mullah Mansour.