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Russia, Iran, and Turkey in Central Asia: A Nexus of Minor Tensions

When it comes to Syria's war, Moscow-Tehran-Ankara dynamics have been in the headlines....

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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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