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#4448
19 May 2014
Dateline Kabul
Talibanís Spring Offensive: Are the ANSF Prepared?

Mariam Safi analyses the Afghan National Security Forces' preparedness to tackle the Taliban's spring offensive this year
#4308
14 February 2014
Taliban Tracker
TTP under Mullah Fazlullah: What Next for the Pakistani Taliban?

D Suba Chandran analyses the implications of Mullah Fazlullah's accession as the head of the Pakistani Taliban leadership, for the outfit.
#4297
7 February 2014
Taliban Tracker
Talks with the TTP: How Far will the State Go?

D Suba Chandran analyses the likely course of the Pakistani State's negotiations with the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan, and the potential outcomes of the same.
#3786
8 January 2013
Af-Pak Diary: Decoding Hakimullah Mehsudís Talks Offer
D Suba Chandran analyses the strategic implications of Hakimullah's recent video message
#3465
26 September 2011
Af-Pak Diary: From Ahmad Shah Massoud to Rabbani
D Suba Chandran points to an emerging trend in the assassination of political leaders by the Taliban
#3335
23 February 2011
Can the Taliban be convinced to renounce al Qaeda?
Radha Vinod Raju explores the prospects of Taliban’s renunciation of al Qaeda
#3265
22 October 2010
Iranís Role in the Taliban Negotiations: Q&A
Siddharth Ramana examines Iran's involvement in the Taliban negotiations
#2617
9 July 2008
Q&A: Attack on Indian Embassy in Kabul
Andres Angel and Siddharth Ramana profile the attack on the Indian diplomatic mission in Afghanistan
#1942
17 February 2006
Suicide Terrorism in Afghanistan: Taliban's New Game Plan
Supriya Singh highlights the rising incidence of suicide attacks in Afghanistan and elucidates the Taliban's rationale for employing this tactic
 
 

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