Category: Afghanistan

Why is China engaging the Taliban?

Kabul falling to the Taliban siege snuffed out the last ray of hope to witness political stability and a smooth power transition in Afghanistan. The unilateral US decision of withdrawal from Afghanistan without presiding...

AfPak Takes On New Meaning with the Rise of the Taliban

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The attacks on Kabul’s international airport by ISIS’s Afghan affiliate raise questions suggesting a possible paradigm shift in the drivers and expanding geography of political violence. The attacks by ISIS’s Afghan affiliate...