Afghanistan’s poppy fields have increased and the nation’s opium production has risen significantly since 2015. Nabil Bhatia breaks down the key transnational opioid trafficking routes, and analyzes joint counternarcotics initiatives aimed at curbing supply.
Experts often discuss Iran’s intention to continue pursuing a nuclear breakout strategy. However, a look through an Iranian perspective and its tenuous Islamic project says otherwise.
With multiple global sources of weapons and ammunition and its industrial scale weapons manufacturing operations, one may ask what can be done to degrade ISIS’ weapons capability. Nabil Bhatia analyzes ISIS’ diversified weapons arsenal and proposes a course of action for the international community.
Civilians in Yemen are suffering from a severe humanitarian crisis but have drawn little public attention. Farah Bogani addresses the complicity of Western powers in fuelling the conflict in Yemen.
Who is contributing to what in the Mosul offensive? Sha Lalapet explores the various aspects to the offensive via an infographic.