Topic: Center for Research and Policy Studies
Often portrayed as mindless fanatics, the sophistication of Taliban military tactics in the Afghanistan war have impressed US military officials.
03/15/2010 10:15 am
Gulbuddin Hekmatyar heads the smallest of the three main Taliban nsurgent groups. He is holding tentative peace talks with the government of Afghanistan
02/11/2010 01:29 pm
The Afghanistan war has intensified and a fraudulently elected president retaken power, but 70 percent of respondents say the country is moving in the right direction, up 30 points from last year. Some analysts question the jump in positivity.
01/12/2010 09:38 am
The Afghan parliament will soon begin a six-week break, then prepare for elections, leaving less-influential acting ministers to govern.
01/04/2010 07:40 am
As Aug. 20 election looms, news comedy programs on private networks poke fun at politicians – and call it like they see it.
08/13/2009 01:00 am
The area the kidnapping took place suggests the kidnapping of Pfc. Bowe Bergdahl is most likely the work of the Haqqani network, an Al Qaeda-linked group, analysts say.
07/19/2009 01:00 am
Top contenders Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani are campaigning outside their traditional bases and attacking the incumbent.
07/13/2009 01:00 am
Insurgents' ability to breach the post in Kunar Province is seen as a significant escalation in the fight.
07/15/2008 01:00 am
Tuesday's deadly US incursion is under investigation, but it points up the contrast between the two nations' approaches to militants along the Afghanistan border.
06/13/2008 01:00 am
Britain and the Netherlands agree to longer tours, delaying a bigger US role in the mission.
05/22/2008 01:00 am