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.

War & Conflict

The perils of corruption in Afghanistan

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

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.

War & Conflict

Is Afghanistan ready for the drawdown?

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


Afghanistan's opium problem will keep growing

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