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China's expanding security role in Afghanistan
Mystery deepens over Chinese forces in Afghanistan
What lies behind uneasy Afghanistan-Pakistan ties?
Theo Farrell and Michael Semple
Despite high-profile success on the battlefield, interviews with Taliban personnel reveal substantial discord within the group.
Making the Case for Afghanistan: Why Now is Not the Time to Abandon the Country
Emily Winterbotham reviews The Army of Afghanistan: A Political History of a Fragile Institution, by Antonio Giustozzi.
Antulio J Echevarria II
After more than a decade of counter-insurgency operations, NATO now needs to reorient itself to meet future challenges and uncertainties
Stan A McChrystal
The former US general and ISAF commander reflects on the challenges of leadership
As ISAF prepares to depart from Afghanistan, a functioning Afghan Air Force is proving the most challenging military capability to build and maintain
The UK must continue to learn the lessons of the last decade after withdrawing from Afghanistan at the end of 2014.
As the 2014 deadline approaches, British and US mentors continue to work to strengthen the Afghan Local Police. The ultimate outcome remains balanced precariously between success and failure.
Is This Really ISIS? Uncertainty Surrounds Attacks in Afghan Province of Ghor
Kabul ‘beacon of hope’ becomes a prime Taliban target
A Shift in Tactics for ISIS in Afghanistan?