March 2, 2020Afghanistan War
The deal signed by U.S. and Taliban officials is dangerously short on levers to prevent a Taliban takeover, but there are still ways Washington can sustain the government in Kabul.
October 29, 2019Islamic State
Al-Qaeda could benefit from the death of the Islamic State’s leader, potentially regaining its worldwide reach and influence.
September 9, 2019Afghanistan
President Trump’s announcement to halt peace talks in Afghanistan gives U.S. negotiators a chance to correct three critical mistakes.