The Afghan government is on borrowed time after a string of battlefield successes by the Taliban.
Surging violence is a grim reminder that there is no credible peace process for post-NATO Afghanistan.
President Biden may have ended Washington’s endless war. But for Pakistan, the real struggle might just be beginning.
The ‘new normal’ will be forged by Afghan actors, but the stakes remain high for foreign stakeholders like China, the United States, India, and Pakistan.
Assessing Afghanistan’s past, present, and future as a US pullout looms.
Investing in Afghanistan’s mineral wealth wouldn’t cure everything that ails the long-suffering country. But it would certainly be a good start.
ISIS-K wants to undermine any Afghan peace prospects. To achieve this, ISIS-K relies on a strategy of intimidation and division.
Detailing the abusive practice of Bacha Bazi – or ‘dancing boys’ – in Afghanistan.
Though there’s a lot more work to be done before peace and stability reigns in Afghanistan, the recent US-Taliban deal is an important step in the right direction.
Is Islamic State a spent force or a globe-spanning “al-Qaeda on steroids”?