Ahmed Rashid

War-war, not jaw-jaw

8 April 2017 9:00 am

It’s often said that the Trump administration is ‘isolationist’. This is not true. In fact, we are now witnessing a…

While we weren't looking, the Taleban surged back in Afghanistan

12 December 2015 9:00 am

Amid all the chaos in the Middle East, the breakdown of borders and states, a new threat is fast emerging.…

The enemy's enemy: how Arab states have turned to al-Qa’eda

18 July 2015 9:00 am

After plunging Syria into five years of a bloody civil war that has killed 300,000 and displaced 10 million, Bashar…

Ahmed Rashid: The five things that must go right for Afghanistan to prosper

14 December 2013 9:00 am

 Lahore   From Washington to Kabul and in every capital in between, governments, armies, intelligence agencies and the media are…