By Research Group A-Z By Theme Media Contacts
IN THIS SECTION
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.
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.
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
RUSI and VIF
A report of the Joint Working Group of RUSI and the Vivekananda International Foundation
Edited by Michael Clarke
Ten years after British troops entered Afghanistan, a new book dissects the strategic decisions that took the UK to war in Helmand
The UK deployment to Helmand in 2006 has proven highly controversial. But was the decision taken properly?
Kabul ‘beacon of hope’ becomes a prime Taliban target
A Shift in Tactics for ISIS in Afghanistan?