The South Asia Channel

Capture the Flag in Afghanistan

ISIS is trying to make inroads into Afghanistan but how likely are Afghan’s to replace their white Taliban flags with the black ISIS flag?

The South Asia Channel

And the War Goes On

For Afghan refugees, the conflict is not over.


Taliban: U.S. Leaving Afghanistan in ‘Defeat’

The administration is ending America’s longest war just as the Taliban reconquer much of Afghanistan and continue their push towards Kabul.


Why 2015 Will Be ‘The Year of Never Again’ … Again

In Nigeria and Pakistan, unforgivable attacks on schoolchildren have made the world rise up in anger. Unfortunately, that's all it did.


Congress Gives Pakistan 300 Million New Reasons to Fight Terror

Islamabad swears it's committed to the anti-terrorism fight, but U.S. lawmakers want to see more proof before they sign over $300 million in new aid.

The South Asia Channel

A Small Measure of Progress

The Taliban attack in Peshawar last week obscures the fact that Pakistan's military has been making progress against the country's militants.

The South Asia Channel

Changing Pakistan’s Militancy Narrative

Belittling militant attacks as routine and blaming outside parties needs to stop.

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