|Up-to-the-minute perspectives on defence, security and peace
issues from and for policy makers and opinion leaders.
An occasional series highlighting longer reports and features on Afghanistan which we think are worth a read.
Afghan's civic war - attempts to build local governance from the grass roots up.
U.S hopes Afghan councils will weaken Taliban
Royal Marine's death is 300th in Afghanistan - Guardian
U.S. bolsters Afghan police to secure Kandahar
Mineral wealth in Afghanistan exites officials
Afghanistan : raise, hold or fold?
No change in policy following McCrystal firing
Restrepo : review of documentary movie about Battle Company on the ground in Afghanistan in 2007/8
The men I lost : Retrospective on Korean War - avoid predictability
Is Pakistan seeking expanded influence in Afghanistan?
Reaction to McCrystal sacking
Afghan officials elated by prospects for minerals wealth
Claims that US is funding warlords to protect their convoys