Analysis & Commentary


22nd February 2014 - The Long War Journal

Afghan Taliban Denounces Former Senior Official, Denies Involvement in Peace Talks

Bill Roggio

The Afghan Taliban denied that a former senior official who was dismissed in 2010 represented the group in peace talks with the Afghan government.

20th February 2014 - The Long War Journal

Pakistani Air Force Strikes at ‘Militants’ in North Waziristan, Khyber

Bill Roggio

The Pakistani military claimed it killed more than 35 "militants," including a number of fighters from Central Asia, during a series of airstrikes today in the

17th February 2014 - The Long War Journal

Taliban Claim the Execution of 23 Pakistani Frontier Corps Troops

Bill Roggio

An influential commander in the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan has issued a statement claiming that the group executed 23 Frontier Corps troops

12th February 2014 - The Long War Journal

Treasury Adds Afghan Heroin Trafficker to Narcotics Kingpin List

Bill Roggio

The US Treasury Department added Lahore Jan, an Afghan national to its list of Foreign Narcotics Kingpins yesterday. His operations in transferring

11th February 2014 - The Long War Journal

Pakistani Jihadists Form Ahrar-ul-Hind, Vow to Continue Attacks

Bill Roggio

A new global jihadist group that is unwilling to negotiate with the Pakistani government has announced its formation and vowed to continue attacks in the

10th February 2014 - Fox News

Happening Now

Jonathan Schanzer

FDD's Jonathan Schanzer discusses the US Treasury Department's failure to seize the Haqqani Network's financial assets.

10th February 2014 - Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Bill Roggio

Hamid Karzai's refusal to sign a bilateral security agreement with the United States.

9th February 2014 - Arise America

Arise News

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Afghanistan and Pakistan's negotiations with the Taliban.

7th February 2014 - Quoted by Eli Lake, The Daily Beast

Exclusive: U.S. Won’t Seize Taliban Ally’s Cash

Jonathan Schanzer

In the last 17 months since the U.S. government financially blacklisted the Haqqani Network, one of the deadliest insurgent groups in Afghanistan and Pakistan, not a...

7th February 2014 - The Long War Journal

US Adds 4 Qods Force Operatives to Terrorism List for Supporting Terrorism in Afghanistan

Bill Roggio

The US Treasury Department added to its list of global terrorists today three Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps-Qods Force officers and one "associate"...

6th February 2014 - The Long War Journal

US Designates Leader of Lashkar-e-Jhanghvi as Global Terrorist

Bill Roggio

The US State Department added Malik Ishaq, the leader of the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, to the list of Specially Designated Global Terrorists today.

5th February 2014 - The Long War Journal

US Adds 3 Senior Haqqani Network Leaders to Terrorism List

Bill Roggio

The US Treasury Department has added three senior Haqqani Network leaders to the list of Specially Designated Global terrorists today.

28th January 2014 - Cited by Fareed Zakaria, CNN

What I’m Reading: Should Russophones Back Ukraine Protests?

Bill Roggio

“There is no reason why Ukraine's Russophone inhabitants should not support the protests. Euromaidan protesters want their country to join the European Union...

28th January 2014 - The Daily Beast

Karzai Gambles with the Taliban

Bill Roggio

Just when you thought Afghan President Hamid Karzai couldn’t distance himself further from the US and the West, which have propped him up for over a decade...

22nd January 2014 - The Long War Journal

Uzbeks, Germans Reported Killed in Pakistan Airstrikes

Bill Roggio

Pakistani security officials claimed that 33 Uzbek fighters and three German jihadists were among the 40 people killed in yesterday's airstrikes

21st January 2014 - The Long War Journal

Pakistan Launches Airstrikes in North Waziristan After Taliban Suicide Attacks

Bill Roggio

The Pakistani Air Force launched airstrikes today that targeted "militant hideouts" in North Waziristan, after the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan

20th January 2014 - The Long War Journal

Afghan Taliban Suicide Team Kills ISAF Soldier in Assault on Base

Bill Roggio

The Afghan Taliban have claimed credit for a suicide assault on a base in Kandahar province that hosts Coalition and Afghan forces.

20th January 2014 - Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Bill Roggio

Taliban say Kabul suicide assault was response to ISAF raid in Parwan.

19th January 2014 - The Long War Journal

Afghan Taliban Reject US Call for Peace Talks

Bill Roggio

A top spokesman for the Afghan Taliban rejected the US' call for the group to "put down their arms and begin peace talks," a request

17th January 2014 - The Long War Journal

Taliban Suicide Assault Team Targets Foreigners in Kabul

Bill Roggio

The Afghan Taliban claimed credit for a suicide assault in Kabul today that killed more than 20 people, including the International Monetary Fund's

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