Haroun Mir

Haroun Mir

War & Conflict

The Taliban's days are almost over

Despite their recent military gain in Kunduz, the Taliban's demise has already begun.

The Taliban's days are almost over

War & Conflict

The perils of corruption in Afghanistan

We will not win the war against religious radicalism and extremism through military means alone.

The perils of corruption in Afghanistan

War & Conflict

Afghanistan stuck between Iran and Saudi Arabia

The formation of a Sunni coalition against Houthis in Yemen could spark sectarian violence in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Afghanistan stuck between Iran and Saudi Arabia

War & Conflict

Is Afghanistan ready for the drawdown?

The Afghan government has little time to prepare itself for the upcoming fighting season.

Is Afghanistan ready for the drawdown?

Politics

Afghanistan's opium problem will keep growing

$7.6 billion later, Afghanistan's dependency on the opium trade continues to expand.

 Afghanistan's opium problem will keep growing