In the debate over how to plan for the U.S. exit from Afghanistan, a new argument has surfaced about who, exactly, American forces should be fighting.
Regional Command East
The insurgency in Afghanistan’s eastern region is likely to benefit from the Pakistani military’s new military operations in Kurram Agency.
Please join ISW, Senators McCain & Lieberman and General Keane for this important discussion on the U.S. role in Afghanistan, the future of the country, and what to expect this year and beyond.
North Waziristan hosts a blend of insurgents and terrorists operating against Pakistan and Afghanistan, with some also targeting the American homeland.
NATO now investigating a cross-border clash between two of its own helicopters in Afghanistan and ground forces in neighboring Pakistan.
The Haqqani Network is important not only because of its tactical & operational proficiency, but because it links foreign terrorists like al Qaeda to operations inside Afghanistan.
Insurgents in the eastern province of Nangarhar recently perpetrated one of the most vicious attacks against Afghan civilians in recent memory.