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The Afghan-Pakistan War: A Status Report
Anthony H. Cordesman. Center for Strategic and International Studies, 12 May 2008 (.pdf file).

No Sign until the Burst of Fire: Understanding the Pakistan-Afghanistan Frontier
Thomas H. Johnson and M. Chris Mason. International Security, Spring 2008 (.pdf file).

Muslim Troops Help Win Afghan Minds
Frank Gardner. BBC News, 28 March 2008.

The Afghan-Pakistan War: Threat Developments
Anthony H. Cordesman. Center for Strategic and International Studies, 31 January 2008 (.pdf file).

Official Says Iranian Mines Found In Taliban Commander's House
Ron Synovitz. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 25 January 2008.

When Pakistan Sneezes, Afghanistan Catches a Cold
Wahidullah Amani. Institute of War and Peace Reporting, 24 January 2008.

Karzai Says War "Engulfing Region" Around Afghanistan
Reuters, 23 January 2008.

The Key Battlefield: Pakistan- Afghanistan
Joseph L. Galloway. McClatchy News Service, 21 January 2008.

Militants Escape Control of Pakistan, Officials Say
Carlotta Gall and David Rohde. The New York Times, 15 January 2008.

Side Effects of our War in Afghanistan
William S. Lind. Defense and the National Interest, 15 January 2008.

Pakistanis Flee into Afghanistan
Alastair Leithead. BBC News, 07 January 2008.

After Bhutto, Afghanistan Shudders
Greg Bruno. The Council on Foreign Relations, 07 January 2008.

U.S. Considers New Covert Push Within Pakistan
Steven Lee Myers, David E. Sanger and Eric Schmitt. The New York Times, 06 January 2008.

On the Issues: Afghanistan/Pakistan
J. Alexander Thier. U.S. Institute of Peace, 04 January 2008.

U.S. Command Throws a Hail Mary Pass in Pakistan
Jeff Stein. Congressional Quarterly, 04 January 2008.

Bhutto's Deadly Legacy
William Dalrymple. The New York Times, 04 January 2008.

Next-Gen Taliban
Nicholas Schmidle. The New York Times Magazine, 06 January 2008.

The Pakistan-Afghanistan Abyss
Paul Rogers. Open Democracy, 04 January 2008.

Bhutto Death Puts a Spotlight on War in Afghanistan
Thomas E. Ricks. Washington Post, 27 December 2007.

The Musharraf Problem
Barnett R. Rubin. Wall Street Journal, 29 December 2007.

U.S. Fears Greater Turmoil In Region
Thomas E. Ricks and Robin Wright. Washington Post, 29 December 2007.

The Afghan-Pakistan War: A Status Report
Anthony H. Cordesman. Center for Strategic and International Studies, 04 December 2007 (.pdf file).

The Troubled Afghan-Pakistani Border
Jayshree Bajoria. Council on Foreign Relations, 29 November 2007.

The Future of American Multilateralism
Philip Gordon and Edward Joseph. International Herald Tribune, 27 September 2007.

Taleban and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization
Juan Cole. Informed Comment Global Affairs, 20 August 2007.

U.S. Feels Heat as Iranian Leader Visits Afghanistan
Robert Tait. The Guardian, 15 August 2007.

A Balancing Act of Iran's Enemies
Kim Murphy. Los Angeles Times, 14 August 2007.

Afghanistan's Troubling Neighbors
Greg Bruno. Council on Foreign Relations, 13 August 2007.

Is Iran Meddling in Afghanistan?
Mark Sappenfield. The Christian Science Monitor, 08 August 2007.

U.S., Afghanistan Diverge on Iran
David Nitkin. Baltimore Sun, 07 August 2007.

Karzai Praises Iran Before Talks with Bush
Agence France-Presse, 06 August 2007.

Iranian Influence in Afghanistan
Alastair Leithead. BBC News, 11 June 2007.

Iran 'Seeking Conflict by Proxy in Afghanistan': Britain
Agence France-Presse, 09 May 2007.

Afghanistan's Role in Iranian Foreign Policy
Dario Cristiani. Power and Interest News Report, 26 April 2007.

Iran, U.S. Take Their Fight to Afghanistan
M.K. Bhadrakumar. Asia Times, 21 April 2007.

A Big Push for Pakistan's Afghan Agenda
Syed Saleem Shahzad. Asia Times, 10 March 2007.

Iranian Involvement in Afghanistan
Muhammad Tahir. Jamestown Foundation, 18 January 2007.

In the Borderlands
Jason Motlagh. The American Prospect, 04 January 2007.

Afghan-Pakistani Tension Could Create Opening for Iran
Alex Vatanka. Eurasia Insight, 03 January 2007.

Iran Is Seeking More Influence in Afghanistan
David Rohde. The New York Times, 27 December 2006.

U.N. Urged to Act Over Afghanistan
Matt Prodger. BBC News, 10 November 2006.

Afghanistan Strikes Back at Pakistan
Syed Saleem Shahzad. Asia Times, 09 November 2006.

Afghanistan's Stability Lies with Pakistan
Haroun Mir. Asia Times, 19 October 2006.

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Afghan Progress
Letter to the Editor. The Guardian, 19 October 2006.

Iraq War Cost Years of Progress in Afghanistan - U.K. Brigadier
Richard Norton-Taylor. The Guardian, 18 October 2006.

Afghans Fear Fallout from Iran Sanctions
Hafizullah Gardesh. Institute of War and Peace Reporting, 28 September 2006.

Pakistan Fuels Taliban's Resurgency
Arnaud de Borchgrave. United Press International, 05 September 2006.

Afghanistan Pressing Pakistan on Taliban
The Associated Press, 14 February 2006. Posted on the Seattle Post-Intelligencer website.

Lebanese Conflict Reverberates in Afghanistan
Hafizullah Gardesh. Institute for War and Peace Reporting, 03 August 2006.

A Triple Front: Afghanistan, Iraq, Lebanon
Paul Rogers. Open Democracy, 27 July 2006.

The Economic Reconstruction of Afghanistan and the Role of Uzbekistan
Dr. Vladimir Paramonov and Dr. Alexey Strokov. Conflict Studies Research Centre, Defense Academy of the United Kingdom, June 2006. Posted on the Commonwealth Institute website (.pdf file).

Afghanistan and Its Neighbors: An Ever Dangerous Neighborhood
Marvin G. Weinbaum. United States Institute of Peace, June 2006 (.pdf file).

Shadow of Iran on Afghanistan
Kathy Gannon. The Associated Press, 19 February 2006. Posted on the e-Ariana website.

Karzai: Iran's Help has Contributed to Afghanistan Development
Islamic Republic News Agency, 27 December 2005.

Iraq to Afghanistan: Afghan Jihadists Adopt Iraq Tactics
Carl Robichaud. Afghanistan Watch, 13 November 2005.

Follow the Drugs: US Shown the Way
Ramtanu Maitra. Asia Times, 27 October 2005.

U.S. Force in Afghanistan Plays Down Uzbek Eviction
Reuters, 01 August 2005. Posted on the San Diego Union-Tribune website.

Afghanistan: What is Fueling the Anti-U.S. Demonstrations?
Amin Tarzi. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, 13 May 2005. Posted on the Eurasianet website.

Donor Countries Baulk at Long-Term Aid Commitment
Los Angeles Times, 02 April 2004. Posted on the Sydney Morning Herald website.

Pakistan Loses Ground in Afghanistan
Syed Saleem Shahzad. Asia Times, 31 January 2004.

Pakistan Adopting a Tough Old Tactic to Flush Out Qaeda
David Rohde and Ismail Khan. New York Times, 31 January 2004.

Tribes Inflamed by Qaeda Hunt
Owais Tohid. Christian Science Monitor, 20 October 2003.

U.S., Afghan and Pakistani Officials Open Security Talks
April Witt. Washington Post, 18 June 2003.

As U.S. Retreats, Iran Puts Its Money Into Afghan Province
April Witt. Washington Post, 17 June 2003.

'Taleban' Clash Sparks Border Row
BBC News, 05 June 2003.

Afghans Urge Pakistan to Help Rein in Taliban
Ahmed Rashid. The Telegraph, 23 April 2003.

U.S. Envoy Warns Pakistan on Afghan Stability
David Brunnstrom. Reuters, 19 April 2003. Posted on the Afgha website.

Afghans Fear Being Eclipsed by War on Iraq
Sayed Salahuddin. Reuters, 22 March 2003. Posted on the Dawn website.

Afghanistan: Analysts Say Some Neighbors Interfering In Kabul's Internal Affairs
Ron Synovitz. EurasiaNet, 09 February 2003.

Rising Drug Flow Out of Afghanistan Threatens Central Asian Neighbors
Todd Diamond. Eurasia Insight, 06 February 2003.

Jockeying for Influence, Neighbors Undermine Afghan Pact
Ahmed Rashid. Eurasia Insight, 15 January 2003.

Compromised From The Start:  The Afghan Interim Administration And The Drugs Trade
Tamara Makarenko. Central Asia Caucus Analyst, 31 July 2002. Posted on the e-Ariana website.

Afghanistan and Regional Geopolitical Dynamics after 11 September
National Intelligence Council, Conference Proceedings 18-19 April 2002 (.pdf file). Posted on the Commonwealth Institute website.

Archive Index
1. Overviews
2. Military Ops & Forces
3. Insurgency
4. Governance
5. Afghan Armed Forces
6. Reconstruction
7. Human Rights & Prisoners
8. Global Repercussions
9. Civilian Casualties
10. Opium
11. War Costs

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