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In consultation with our partners, and a survey of over 400 experts in political violence and violent extremism, the RESOLVE Network identified South and Central Asia as one of the Network regions of focus. Explore our research library, view our Network partners, or login to connect with our community of experts

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THE NAP TRACKER - SECOND YEAR AUDIT OF THE NATIONAL ACTION PLAN
Zeeshan Salahuddin
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On December 16, 2014, armed militants broke into the Army Public School (APS) in Peshawar Cantonment area of the Khyber Pukhtunkhwa (KP) province. In the brazen attack, they murdered 133…
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Violence and Civilian Loyalties: Evidence from Afghanistan
Sebastian Schutte
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Insurgency and counterinsurgency are widely described as “population-centric warfare”: a competition between military actors over civilian loyalties. Drawing on a high-resolution conflict event data…
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Revisiting the “Problem from Hell": Suicide Terror in Afghanistan
Henry Rome
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A hallmark of the resurgence of antigovernment forces in Afghanistan was the mass introduction of suicide terrorist attacks. Between 2005 and 2006, the incidence of suicide bombings increased more…
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Numerous, Capable, and Well-Funded Rebels: Insurgent Military Effectiveness and Deadly Attacks in Afghanistan
Eric Jardine and Simon Palamar
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Why do some of Afghanistan's provinces experience more deadly attacks on counterinsurgents than others? We argue that provinces with more militarily effective insurgents will be deadlier for the…
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The Islamic State in Afghanistan: Examining its Threat to Stability
Theo Farrell and Antonio Giustozzi
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In seeking to explain why and how the war in Afghanistan has dragged on, most analysis has focused on the western and Afghan government effort. In this article, we examine how the war looks from the…
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Taliban Adaptations and Innovations
Thomas H. Johnson
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Since 1978, insurgents in Afghanistan have endured a state of constant conflict, facing two occupying forces that have fielded modernized, highly capable militaries with a multitude of numerical and…

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South and Central Asia Experts

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Emily Winterbotham
Senior Research Fellow at RUSI focusing on conflict, violent extremism, P/CVE and peace building.
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Philipp Rotmann
GPPi's research, advisory and dialogue activities on global peace & security focus on governance, political economy, norms and organizations of providing (in)security and peace.
Catherine Lena Kelly
Political scientist and Sahel specialist advising the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative on research, evaluation, and learning on rule of law approaches to CVE
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Imtiaz
The writer heads the independent Centre for Research and Security Studies, Islamabad and author of Pakistan: Pivot of Hizbu Tahrir's Global Caliphate
Md Harun Or Rashid
Democracy, Governance, Refugee, Conflict Management
Zeeshan Salahuddin
Pakistani. Journalist. Researcher. Analyst.

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