Ali Seraj


Regional common market would solve Afghanistan's woes

The opening of trade routes would encourage Central Asian nations to cooperate as economic stakeholders and not rivals.


The Arbaki can secure Afghanistan better than the US

When US troops withdraw from Afghanistan, is a 19th century tribal solution the only option?

US & Canada

Afghanistan: Quisling with the Taliban?

The release of five Taliban leaders from Guantanamo raises pertinent questions about the US resolve to 'fight terror'.


No peace in Afghanistan without tribal participation

Coalition forces' fundamental error was their failure to engage the tribes and reinstate military conscription.