The Killing of Ahmed Wali Karzai and NATO’s Afghanistan Strategy

The gunning down of Ahmed Wali Karzai by his long-term head of security and confidant, Sardar Muhammed, is a significant blow to Afghanistan’s political stability in the South and exposes the fragility of NATO’s wider Afghanistan strategy. Kandahar is often referred to as the ‘spiritual home’ of the Taliban movement. A status derived from the … Read more The Killing of Ahmed Wali Karzai and NATO’s Afghanistan Strategy

What We Now Know: Wikileaks and the War in Afghanistan

What We Now Know: Wikileaks and the War in Afghanistan The story of how Wikileaks became instrumental in the biggest leak in US military history reads like a political thriller, and the fallout is likely to continue for days as specialists pour over its details. But as a first cut, how credible is the response … Read more What We Now Know: Wikileaks and the War in Afghanistan