No Peace Without Unity in Afghanistan

Analysis There is a proverb in Afghanistan that goes, “patience is bitter, but it has a sweet fruit.” In the case of the Taliban, the ability to patiently endure a … Read More

Afghan, Pakistan leaders maintain unyielding positions at summit

By Asad Hashim Leaders of Afghanistan and Pakistan held firm to positions on their troubled ties at a conference on Afghanistan’s future on Wednesday that risked being overshadowed by a … Read More

Analytical Guidance: A New Taliban Leader Emerges

Summary A key power struggle within the Afghan Taliban appears to be over: The Taliban have announced that Mullah Mohammad Omar’s two sons, Mullah Abdul Manan and Mullah Mohammed Yaqoob, … Read More