Recent U.S.-Taliban talks: One step forward, two steps back?

The fifth round of talks between the United States and the Taliban ended in Doha last week after 16 days of engagement. As a result of the United States’ decades-long struggle in Afghanistan against the Taliban, President Donald Trump had announced, in December last year, his intention to withdraw from the war-torn country. He installed a special representative for reconciliation, Zalmay…

SSII hosted a round table discussion on “The Changing International Strategic Environment”

February 20, 2019. Islamabad: Strategic Studies Institute Islamabad (SSII) hosted a round table discussion on “The Changing International Strategic Environment” on Wednesday. The objective of the discussion was to provide insight on important issues related to the evolving global strategic environment. The participants included students from various universities in Islamabad as well as the KP…