Tracing the rise of Islamic States Af-Pak affiliate, Wilayat Khorasan.
The rivalry between Al Qaeda, Islamic State, and Lashkar-e-Taiba is intensifying on the Indian subcontinent.
Arch-rivals India and Pakistan have a lot at stake in the future of Afghan politics.
An Al Qaeda-Indian Mujahideen alliance will hurt Pakistan’s foreign policy goals.
Former Pakistani ruler Pervez Musharraf has admitted to Der Spiegel that Pakistani forces trained militant groups to fight in Indian-administered Kashmir.
The explosion that killed 53 people at a Shia rally in Quetta city is just the beginning of what will come to be a wave of militant attacks aimed at taking advantage of the chaos that is descending over Pakistan.
Yesterday, newly appointed General David Petraeus issued his first new directive in the Afghan campaign stressing the need to avoid civilian casualties.
This weekend’s massive leak of classified information on the war in Afghanistan will probably come to be seen as the leak that broke the war’s back.
Despite the chorus of positivity emanating from Washington and several media outlets, the capture of Mullah Baradar in Karachi does not entail a hard swing towards cooperation on the part of the Pakistani government.
The Pakistani government has seized the upper hand in their struggle against the Pakistan Taliban - a situation that is a far cry from the dark days of last April, when ‘state collapse’ was on the tip of everyone’s tongues.