Uzbekistan May Be America’s Key to Combating the Islamic State
By Adam Rousselle
Tashkent offers Washington a window through which to engage with the Taliban indirectly in their ongoing fight against the rising influence of the ISKP in the region.
Terrorists in Taliban-Ruled Afghanistan
By Jonathan Schroden
Afghanistan remains a simmering cauldron of jihadist terrorist groups, various actors seeking to counter them, and conflict and cooperation among the groups themselves.
The Taliban Say They Have No Foreign Fighters. Is That True?
By Franz J. Marty
The Taliban denial of the presence of foreign fighters in Afghanistan raises questions about the implementation of the U.S.-Taliban deal.