The Islamic State (IS) may not occupy as much contiguous territory as it once did, but that has not diminished its resolve to spread global terror. Emily Mullin examines how the jihadist group is exploiting COVID-19 to gain respite, and what this means for NATO operations in the Middle East.
Acts of injustice and violence are robbing children of their childhood throughout Afghanistan. In 2017, there were 3,179 reported cases of children killed and maimed due to conflict-related violence. This rate is on the rise, with the war in Afghanistan killing a record number of civilians in 2018. A number of the children killed in the violence include […]
In this article David Lazzam reflects on the Afghan peace talks. As the negotiations continue, optimism is belayed by concerns over the potential problems that might arise from the male-dominated negotiations.
In this article, Justin Dell argues that drugs pose a growing threat to national security in countries across the NATO alliance. As a transnational phenomenon and a product of global supply chains, it has to be dealt with multilaterally.
Did the dropping of the MOAB eliminate insecurity in Afghanistan? Nabil Bhatia highlights why the Trump Administration’s Afghanistan policy misses the mark and may exacerbate existing issues.