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What is the Taliban?

Background on the Islamist militant group's aims and origins, and the current state of the Afghan struggle against it. 

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US Policy in Afghanistan: What to Expect from Trump

Can Trump scale back involvement in Afghanistan while keeping his inauguration pledge to 'eradicate radical Islamic terrorism from...

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ISIS' 'Khorasan Province,' Two Years On

Can the jihadi group consider its two-year-old venture in Afghanistan and Pakistan a success?

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An Afghan soldier keeps watch in front of a building used as a courtroom by ISIS in eastern Nangarhar.