I recently had the opportunity to interview former Israeli PM Ehud Olmert, who spoke on a variety of topics, including domestic Israeli politics, Iran, Syria and Israel’s relationship with Pakistan. Read the story here.
I have another piece out today, on the transformation of the Afghan Taliban from an isolated, parochial group into an increasingly global movement.
My latest assesses the risk of a Saudi-Iran proxy war in Afghanistan.
My latest looks at the surprisingly close relationship between China and the Afghan Taliban.
Read my latest essay, looking at the security threats facing China from Afghanistan.
My new story, available here, looks at China’s growing role in Afghanistan and the prospects of expanding its Belt & Road Initiative there.
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.