Tensions in Kashmir: The Beginning of the Fifth Indo-Pakistan War?

By: McKenna Ross On February 14, 2019, a suicide bomber killed 40 paramilitary Indians in the Kashmir region of India. The Indian government accused the Jaish-i-Mohammed, a Pakistan-based militant group, of the attack, but Pakistan denied the group’s presence in its country.  Pakistan was willing to cooperate in an investigation, but India chose a more…

Understanding the United States’ Complex Relationship with Pakistan

By: Alex El Ghaoui The United States’ complex, dramatic, and unpredictable relationship with Pakistan took yet another turn on February 14th, 2018 as it announced it will seek to place Pakistan on a list of countries that are not doing enough to combat terrorist financing. The list, created and managed by the Financial Action Task…

Should We Still Consider The Taliban In Our War In The Middle East?

By: Simon Fischer President Donald Trump has made waves in the international community for a number of reasons. One of the more controversial countries where his views have been criticized is Afghanistan. He reversed on his promise to end the US’s longest-running war, which drew the ire of the Taliban, the Islamic militia movement that…