Read my new piece at Middle East Eye which looks at Iran’s considerable influence in Afghanistan and what it means for the US-led war there.
Read my latest piece at Prospect Magazine arguing against the Trump administration’s reported plans for military escalation in Afghanistan.
Read my latest piece for Al Jazeera English, which considers Trump’s reported plans to relax constraints on targeted killing and move authority for drone strikes back to the CIA.
A new inquiry has just been launched into the state of North Carolina’s alleged role in the CIA’s torture and rendition of captives after 9/11. I covered the launch of the inquiry for The Independent, here.
There have been repeated calls in the American media recently for Trump to get tough with Pakistan. In my latest piece at Prospect Magazine, I consider the problems with this approach. Read the article here.
Read my latest article at Prospect Magazine, looking at Pakistan and Trump’s policy options for a critically important country.
Read my latest piece at Prospect Magazine, which looks at the various ways torture harms cooperation on counterterrorism.