Haqqani network


Meet the Haqqanis

Unlike the Taliban, Afghanistan’s Haqqani network fields "world-class fighters" who are keen to disrupt the peace process
With friends like these, who needs...

With friends like Pakistan, the U.S. doesn’t need enemies

Pakistan is helping insurgents. Could that be seen as an act of war?
Bad news

Good news, bad news: Sept. 22-29

Saudi Arabia grants women the right to vote, U.S.-Pakistani relations deteriorate further

The price of peace with the Taliban

The prospect of a negotiated end to the war is increasingly tantalizing