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A Trump Doctrine? Not Yet

A Trump Doctrine? Not Yet

There will be no more nation-building in Afghanistan under the "Trump doctrine". But will its policies allow a role for the Taliban in a future government?

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The Myth of Islamic Banking

The Myth of Islamic Banking

Islamists not only look at religion as a panacea to political issues, but also as a provider of social justice and an engine of economic prosperity.

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Focus on Pakistan

Focus on Pakistan

In a country where terror strikes are commonplace, you grow insensitive. You don't flinch at the sound of a bomb, you don't jolt at the sound of a gunshot. Death tolls that don't touch the double digits don't leave you in a state of shock, debilitated.

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That hiatus on drone strikes in Pakistan? No more.

That hiatus on drone strikes in Pakistan? No more.

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On Negotiations…with Terrorists and with Congress

On Negotiations…with Terrorists and with Congress

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The Brave Pakistani

The Brave Pakistani

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When reporters keep silent instead of scoops

When reporters keep silent instead of scoops

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Shadow of Afghanistan (2012)

Shadow of Afghanistan (2012)

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The Afghan Local Police and the U.S. exit strategy: Paying village militias

The Afghan Local Police and the U.S. exit strategy:  Paying village militias

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Pakistan: Will Doctrinal Shifts Lead to Changes toward India?

Pakistan: Will Doctrinal Shifts Lead to Changes toward India?

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Health Worker Deaths in Pakistan: More Victims of the War on Terror?

Health Worker Deaths in Pakistan: More Victims of the War on Terror?

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What Pakistan Seeks in Afghanistan

What Pakistan Seeks in Afghanistan

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U.S. Interests in the Mideast–Forget Human Rights says Aaron David Miller, and Think Guns, Oil, and More Guns

U.S. Interests in the Mideast–Forget Human Rights says Aaron David Miller, and Think Guns, Oil, and More Guns

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Take a Bite out of Terror: Battling the Taliban’s Influence in Schools

Take a Bite out of Terror: Battling the Taliban’s Influence in Schools

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Remembering 9/11

Remembering 9/11

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