New ISW Reports Examine Remaining Challenges in AfghanistanApr 9, 2012 - Anonymous
As U.S. policymakers debate how to draw down involvement in Afghanistan, a number of challenges remain. Analysts at the Institute for the Study of War have closely examined two critical issues, the negotiations for the release of detainees from Guantanamo Bay and the reforms needed to run a fair presidential election in 2014.
For Pakistan, A Chance To Turn Pakistani Taliban Into AlliesDec 9, 2011 - Institute for t...
As relations between the U.S. and Pakistan continue to spiral downwards, Pakistan may be looking to build a new friendship instead of repairing an old one.
Dr. Kimberly Kagan
Pakistan's Kurram Offensive-Implications for AfghanistanAug 18, 2011 - Anonymous
The insurgency in Afghanistan’s eastern region is likely to benefit from the Pakistani military’s new military operations in Kurram Agency.
How to Deal with Pakistan (The Weekly Standard)
Later this month, President Obama will decide the size and scope of the drawdown of U.S. troops in Afghanistan.
Senior Analyst Jeffrey Dressler on Recent Strain Between the US & Pakistan (CNN Situation Room)May 18, 2011 - Anonymous
NATO now investigating a cross-border clash between two of its own helicopters in Afghanistan and ground forces in neighboring Pakistan.
Uzbek Militancy in Pakistan's Tribal Region
"A Sea Change in Pakistan?" by Jeffrey Dressler and Reza Jan (SWJ)
There appears to be a fissure in Pakistan’s long-standing support for the Quetta Shura Taliban. The recent arrests have caused a flurry of speculation about possible changes in Pakistani policy.
Hizb-i-Islami Gulbuddin (HIG)
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.