A US soldier patrols with Afghan soldiers in the village of Yawez in Wardak province, Afghanistan, 17 February 2010 (credit: U.S. Army, Flickr).
The Afghanistan retreat: We may soon be recalling why we went there in the first place.
Fathom Journal – December 2021    Tzvi Fleischer...
Taliban military parade (screenshot)
The Taliban are losing the fight against Islamic State
The Strategist –  6 December 2021  In what...
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The Rise and Rise of the Islamic State’s Khorasan Province
Thomas West, US Special Representative for Afghanistan, recently...
New kids on the terrorist block – an ISIS-K propaganda video
The Rise of ISIS-K
What we know – and don’t know   ...
Densus 88: Indonesia's elite counterterror force (Source: Creative Commons)
Asia Watch: A waiting game
While the world absorbs the sudden return of...
Taliban leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar (left) with Hamas politburo chief Ismail Haniyeh in Doha, Qatar (Source: Facebook/info.Hamas.ps)
The Taliban, the Palestinians, and peace hopes
The Taliban’s reconquest of Afghanistan, followed by the...
The Afghanistan-based Khorasan Province of the Islamic State (source: Wikimedia Commons)
How Afghanistan’s fall to the Taliban increases the global terrorism threat
The Strategist – 6 September 2021   The...
With the Taliban now in control of the vast majority of Afghanistan, the world needs to swiftly deprive them, and allies such as al-Qaeda, of the resources needed to carry out external attacks (Image:  Naeblys, Shutterstock)
Confronting terrorism after the Afghanistan withdrawal
Update from AIJAC   09/21 #01 This Update...
Osama Bin Laden interviewed on Al Jazeera, October 2001 (credit: Maher Attar/Sygma/Corbis via Globovisión)
Al Jazeera, Qatar and the Taliban
When Taliban insurgents seized the presidential palace in...
Pakistan and the Taliban's Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan are close allies, with the Pakistanin security services having provided arms, bases and training to the Taliban, even while Pakistan was ostensibly assisting the US-led coalition fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan. (Photo: Oleg Bezrukov/ Shutterstock)
Pakistan and the Taliban
Update from AIJAC   08/21 #04 In the...
The Afghanistan-based Khorasan Province of the Islamic State (source: Wikimedia Commons)
The Taliban and the global jihad
It took the Taliban less than ten days...
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How Afghanistan fell to the Taliban so quickly – Jeremy Jones on SBS radio
The situation in Afghanistan is uncertain and evolving...