Tag Archives: Taliban

Afghanistan: From Subjugation to Success

Following the fall of the Taliban, Kamila Sidiqi has taken full advantage of the new rights afforded to women.

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Pakistan Needs Regional and Global Alliances to Fight the Extremists

Will the attack on Karachi’s airport change the way Pakistan’s government deals with the Taliban?

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Why the Taliban Thrive in Pakistan

Why is Pakistan’s commercial hub less stable than ever?

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A Vote for Afghanistan

How can a society develop exemplary civic courage in the face of brutal terror?

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Syria: Lessons from History

Two historic examples of U.S. action vs. inaction may be instructive for Syria now.

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India-Pakistan: What Impedes the Rise of Anti-Establishment Rebels?

What can Pakistan’s elections tell us about the coming fate of India’s reformers battling stifling corruption?

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The United States and NATO in Afghanistan — An Asian Viewpoint

As hard power from the West has failed in Asia, what are the options for a new and different U.S. policy toward the region?

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Pakistan’s Elections: How to Remake a Society

Could all the suicide bombings and car bombs indicate that the forces of medievalism are losing the battle for Pakistan?

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How U.S. Drones Miss Their Target

Just as the drone is an appropriate metaphor for the current age of globalization, the thistle captures the essence of tribal societies.

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Pakistan: Land of the Pure, Land of Perfidy

Can Pakistan be persuaded to stop supporting insurgents — and thereby not nullifying U.S. progress in Afghanistan since 2010?

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