September 14, 2021
The US Can’t Blame Pakistan for Its Failure in Afghanistan
By Khawaja Akbar
Pakistan was a factor but by no means the most significant one in the Taliban’s rapid takeover.
August 19, 2021
How the Taliban Used Pakistan
By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
The Taliban have returned to power in Afghanistan. Far from a victory, that could ultimately be a setback for Pakistan.
December 04, 2018
An Indian Perspective on Afghan Security
By Samuel Ramani
An interview with Brig. Gen. (retd) Venkataraman Mahalingam.
November 08, 2018
The ‘Father of the Taliban’ Is Dead. What Does That Mean for the Afghan Peace Process?
By Irfan Yar
How will Maulana Sami-ul-Haq’s murder impact the Afghan peace process?
June 05, 2018
Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement Comes Under Militant Attack
By Daud Khattak
PTM supporters were attacked by the “good Taliban” in Wana, South Waziristan.
June 12, 2017
Winning the Elusive Peace Against Terrorism in Afghanistan
By M. Ashraf Haidari
Bringing peace to Afghanistan will require renewed commitment from partners and neighbors.
December 16, 2016
The Tangled History of the Afghanistan-India-Pakistan Triangle
By Ahmad Bilal Khalil
Kabul's foreign policy approach has shifted between favoring India and Pakistan since the partition.
October 15, 2016
Now Is the Time to Hit Pakistan With Sanctions
By Shawn Snow
It is time to put a credible threat of sanctions on the table.