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In the past few years, the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) has fractured, and members of what at least once was the IMU are now dispersed in Afghanistan, Syria, and Iraq. In some cases, it's fairly clear who they are fighting for, but in other instances it's difficult to see their allegiance or motives.
Nuclear Supplier Group debates welcoming Indian membership in 2016 while neighboring Pakistan could seek further proliferation in its fast-growing nuclear arsenal
Suspicion in Kabul over Islamabad's intentions in facilitating peace talks with the Taliban and growing rifts among Afghan insurgents cloud the possible resumption of direct talks between the Afghan government and rebels.
The extreme conditions of high-altitude desert and strong winds, combined with lack of opportunities beyond yak and sheep breeding, make life in the High Pamir Mountains of eastern Tajikistan a fight for survival. Yet in recent years, the village of Alichor has seen a turnaround in its fortunes, with a nascent tourism industry slowing the outflow of people to neighboring Kyrgyzstan. Photojournalist Janyl Jusupjan paid the village a visit.
Pakistan has often been accused of double-dealing by helping the international war on terrorism while sheltering the Afghan Taliban. But some insurgents now accuse Islamabad of manipulating their organization to preserve its influence over their ranks. More
Last week, Taliban militants launched a series of coordinated attacks, capturing a key district on the Afghanistan-Turkmenistan border. As the northern border of Afghanistan becomes a flashpoint for a revitalized Taliban insurgency, we examine the threat to Central Asia. More
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