Jirga has a clear message to the Taliban, Westerners, and other Afghans - even in the horror of warfare you can’t escape moral accountability.
Public authorities, and especially our armed forces, should be held accountable for their actions to the limits imposed by law.
The young activist acted morally and intelligently when staging her protest against the deportation of asylum seekers from Sweden.
Staying in a violent home country can be lethally dangerous – but thanks to European governments, sending family abroad is far from a guaranteed escape.
A committee of MPs has lambasted a government scheme designed to protect Afghan civilians who worked for the British.
Why this art form is rather more than just biff, bang pow.
A strategy to shut down Taliban safe havens in Pakistan could bring the war to an end.
With few Western journalists remaining in Afghanistan, local reporters are shouldering the burden of covering the conflict - and are increasingly being targeted for it.
An attack on a voter registration killed at least 57 people, and left scores more deciding where to go now.
The movement known as the 'Pashtun Long March' and the 'Pashtun Spring' has emerged from a history of human rights abuses, regional politics and War on Terror policies.
From an Australian perspective, shifting power in the Indo-Pacific will be of primary importance in 2018 and beyond.
America finds itself in uncharted territory under Donald Trump – not least when it comes to climate change and Israel policy.
Russia is pursuing influence in Central Asia and competing with the US. Afghanistan offers it a chance to do both.
Ten months of data reveal some alarming trends.
Successful counterinsurgency depends on winning the hearts and minds of men and women.
Suffering the daily toil of violence, with little chance of escape.
Without a legitimate government, Afghanistan will never be stable ... no matter how many terrorists are killed.
In Afghanistan, geopolitics are thorny, relationships are key and patience is strategy. The US president has outlined a decent plan, but can he see it through?
Donald Trump's speech on "principled realism" in Afghanistan contained few surprises. Now, under the aegis of DOD chief Mattis it is the latest stage in America’s "forever war."
The man reportedly in talks with the Trump administration has a vision of setting up something akin to the East India Company in Afghanistan.