During a recent trip to Lahore, several Pakistanis told me that their country had won the Afghan war. My new article asks if this is true.
My new story at TRT World shows that the Taliban has around three times as many fighters as officials estimate, in addition to tens of thousands of support personnel.
India is the only major country involved in Afghanistan that does not have contacts with the Taliban. Should it reconsider? Read my new article in TRT World for more.
I have an article at TRT World examining Saudi Arabia’s role in Afghanistan, available here.
Read my latest essay, in this month’s edition of Pakistan Politico, examining the past, present, and future of the Turkey-Pakistan alliance.
In my new piece for The Diplomat, I look at the possibility that Pakistan’s new prime minister, Imran Khan, can fulfil his promise to boost bilateral relations with Iran.
Read my long essay on Afghanistan in this month’s issue of Pakistan Politico, which argues that Trump’s new strategy for the war has largely failed to achieve results.