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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.
Key Facts on Afghanistan
A Joint Institute for the Study of War - American Enterprise Institute Report
By Dr. Kimberly Kagan and Dr. Frederick W. Kagan
The Enemy in Afghanistan
Dr. Kimberly Kagan (ISW) and Dr. Fred Kagan (AEI) have produced a second report considering how enemy groups would respond to several US Policy scenarios.
To win in Afghanistan requires troops on the ground. More analysis by Fred and Kim Kagan.
A joint product of ISW and the American Enterprise Institute (AEI). The map indicates major enemy groups within the four ISAF Regional Commands in Afghanistan.
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.