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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.
Is This Really ISIS? Uncertainty Surrounds Attacks in Afghan Province of Ghor
Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani is turning to India for help after giving up hopes for Pakistan’s cooperation in containing the insurgency inside his country. India is reciprocating, but there are limits to what New Delhi can do.
Kabul ‘beacon of hope’ becomes a prime Taliban target
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.
Michael Semple, Theo Farrell, Anatol Lieven, Rudra Chaudhuri
Far from being an irreconcilable faction, there may in fact exist some potential for compromise within the Taliban
A Shift in Tactics for ISIS in Afghanistan?