ISW contributor James Fussell speaks about US forces moving out of Kunar and Nuristan provinces on NPR's Morning Edition. Mr. Fussell recently co-authored an ISW report on Eastern Afghanistan.
Afghan Taliban (Quetta Shura)
The latest Washington Examiner opinion piece by ISW President Dr. Kimberly Kagan in the Washington Examiner.
ISW Communication Director Megan Ortagus writes an editorial in the Philadelphia Inquirer about USMC Operation Dagger.
The Haqqani Network is a group of fighters based in the area of Paktia, Paktika, and Khost (P2K or Greater Paktia) and North Waziristan Agency in Pakistan’s Federally Administered Tribal Areas.
Hizb-i-Islami Gulbuddin (HIG), led by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, is a group of fighters whose main area of operation is northeastern Afghanistan, such as the provinces of Kunar, Laghman and Paktia.
Regional Command East (RC East) is comprised of fourteen provinces