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Why Trump's threats to Pakistan raise serious questions
RUSI Senior Research Fellow Emily Winterbotham examines the new US strategy in Afghanistan and South Asia announced by President Trump on 21 August 2017.
Trump's New Strategy in Afghanistan
Afghanistan Is President Donald Trump's War Now: Fighting Without Purpose Or End
More troops won’t end the unwinnable war in Afghanistan
Trump Is Probably Right — The U.S. Is Losing in Afghanistan War
While talks in Doha between the Taliban and Afghan government were downplayed and big hurdles remain, there were some small signs of progress, which could help kick start the Afghan peace process.
As Britain withdraws from Afghanistan, RUSI analyses the course and strategic objectives of the war
This week, UK Armed Forces formally ended combat operations in Helmand. British troops return from Afghanistan not with a victory, but a score draw away from home; a job well done in unpropitious circumstances.
Emily Winterbotham and Antonio Giustozzi
The Taliban’s capture of Kunduz shows that they have overcome their internal divisions – it is a worrying indication of the insurgency’s strength
David A Martin
David A Martin reviews Mission Revolution: The U.S. Military and Stability Operations, by Jennifer Morrison Taw
Trevor Taylor reviews High Command: British Military Leadership in the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, by Christopher L Elliott
The difficulties of informed and effective decision-making with regard to Afghanistan were keenly felt during the Third Anglo-Afghan War.
An introduction to Ed Butler's article, 'Setting Ourselves up for a Fall in Afghanistan', part of 'The Afghan Papers' series, begun in 2012
Why America Dropped ‘Mother of All Bombs’ on ISIS in Afghanistan
Who are Isis in Afghanistan and why did Donald Trump just drop the 'Mother of All Bombs' on them?