The US Led Drug War in Afghanistan Failed

According to the latest reports opium poppy cultivation rates are growing consistently in Afghanistan, over the last year they have…

Russia’s Turn towards Afghanistan

Contrary to popular perceptions about Russia's lack of interest in Afghanistan, she has been gradually and imperceptibly making its headway into…

The Taliban is on the move – Kabul stands in the line of fire

According to troubling reports coming from Afghanistan, the Taliban - an Islamic fundamentalist political movement which rose in reaction to…

Who Will Run Afghanistan?

As we approach the date of withdrawal of the bulk of the troops of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF)…

Pakistan, China, Afghanistan: “Triangle of Stability”?

President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai made his first official foreign visit less than a month after his inauguration in late September…

The Pentagon Fights for Public Opinion: The “Afghan Trap” Revisited

A common phrase in the United States these days is “No one cares what I think.” Disappointment in the aftermath…

Iraq and Afghanistan: the US Grand Strategy and Grand Failures

The success of the ISIS or ISIL in Syria and Iraq against the Iraqi military forces and the success of…

American Fight Against Terrorism has Obvious Anti-Russian Undertones

A few days ago, Brussels served notice that NATO refuses to cooperate with Russia on Afghanistan. Furthermore, the alliance is…

Afghanistan: From “War on Terror” to “War for Resources”

Is the discourse of “war on terror” now being supplemented by “war for Profits?” Obviously, we would not find any…

Women in Afghan National Police

Today in Afghanistan women make up half the population. During the days of the "Soviet presence" a certain number of them…

Revamped Regional Geo-Politics amid the US withdrawal from Afghanistan

Regional actors are filling the gap left by the US, leaving minimum room for the latter in Afghanistan. A lot has…

American Tactics On The Afghan Front

The White House recently disclosed its plans regarding American military presence in Afghanistan, making an already complicated military-political situation in…

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