For Al-Qaeda to come back as the world’s leading ‘militant group’, the easiest way is to target its traditional enemies: the U.S. and the West....The Taliban’s ‘Talk and Fight’ policy, part 2
It seems that the Taliban’s refusal to talk to the Afghan Government signifies the continuation of their armed activities...The Taliban's 'Talk and Fight' policy, part 1
Regional powers are also trying to fill the vacuum created by the withdrawal of international forces...Pakistan and the Gulf: Brothers but not allies?
Pakistan’s neutrality on the Yemen conflict has resulted in a sense of betrayal in the Arab world...Was the Afghanistan withdrawal a ‘responsible’ finale?
All indicators point to a continuous fight for power in Afghanistan with the Taliban getting stronger by the day...Rare glimpses into the lives of Abu Sayyaf captors
How deeply drenched they are in their ignorance; knowing nothing but the rules of the jungle in which they live...Today, al-Qaeda announces that ‘India comes first’
Exhausted by 13 years of war, the main organization has now revived itself and is dressed in a new regional robe...