The Failures of the Afghan Peace Process: A Method or an Aberration? Articles Asia Politics & Governance

The Failures of the Afghan Peace Process: A Method or an Aberration?

Over a year after the landmark peace deal between the Taliban and the Trump administration, the United States nears complete withdrawal of its forces from Afghanistan. This has resulted in…

Pakistan’s Military Multilateralism: NATO, the UN and Afghanistan Articles Asia Defense & Security

Pakistan’s Military Multilateralism: NATO, the UN and Afghanistan

Military multilateralism is the alliance of the militaries of three or more countries to pursue common goals. Perhaps the most well-known example is the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO), which…

The Implications of a US Withdrawal from Afghanistan Articles Asia Defense & Security

Implications of the US Withdrawal from Afghanistan

The United States (US) announcement of the ultimate withdrawal of its troops from Afghanistan somewhat signifies the end of its global war on terror (GWOT). If the GWOT underscores the…

The Implications of the US Review of the Afghan Peace Process Articles Asia Defense & Security

The Implications of the US Review of the Afghan Peace Process

Shortly after taking office in January, the administration of President Joe Biden announced that it would undertake a review of the US-Taliban Agreement to determine whether the Taliban were meeting…

Permanent War: A Treacherous Path toward Afghan Peace Articles Asia Politics & Governance

Permanent War: A Treacherous Path toward Afghan Peace

In the mid of December, Kabul’s Deputy Governor and his assistant were assassinated in the capital by an improvised explosive device (IED). Subsequently, 13 Afghan police officers were killed during…

Afghanistan India Kashmir Militancy Pakistan United States Articles Asia Politics & Governance

Hyphenating Afghanistan and Kashmir in Washington

“Afghanistan is more than just a ‘graveyard of empires’. It is a mother of vicious circles” is what Maureen Dowd, the renowned columnist for the New York Times wrote about…

Afghan peace process, Taliban, Afghanistan, US, Arabs Articles Asia Politics & Governance

Arabs, Taliban and America in Afghan Peace Process

Groucho Marx once said, ‘Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.’ Perhaps American policy makers took this seriously…

American, Taliban, US, Afghanistan Articles Asia Defense & Security

Imagining Post-American Afghanistan: How the Conflict of Ideas May Precipitate the Second Civil War

Peace is always an alluring prospect regardless of time or place. From it, mushrooms growth and prosperity whereas whenever it dwindles is ensured ruination. Historically, in the post-war world order,…

Afghan, Afghanistan, Reconciliation, Peace Talk Articles Asia Defense & Security

Towards An ‘Afghan-led and Afghan-owned’ Reconciliation

For several decades, Afghanistan has been bereft of peace either due to foreign interventions on the part of super powers like the former Soviet Union and the US or due…

Aslam Baloch, Aslam Acho, Balochistan, Afghanistan Asia Defense & Security

Aslam Baloch’s killing: Implications for Balochistan Insurgency

On Christmas Day, Aslam Baloch, Chief of his own faction of the Baloch Liberation Army (BLA), was killed along with five high ranking militants by a suicide attack in the…

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