Margherita Stancati

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 07:20
That practice has fueled resentment among the local Arab population and risks breathing new life into the insurgency just as a U.S.-backed government offensive pushes into Mosul, the Sunni extremist group’s last major stronghold in Iraq.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 06:32
The Taliban in Afghanistan declared the start of their fighting season on Tuesday, vowing to take control of more territory and launch large-scale attacks against the Kabul government and its foreign allies, including the U.S.
Monday, October 26, 2015 - 07:08
Kremlin’s more-assertive foreign policy raises potential for clash with U.S.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 06:43
An extremist group allied with Islamic State has emerged as a potent force on the battlefield in northern Afghanistan, threatening to further destabilize the country and sow instability throughout Central Asia, senior Afghan officials say.
Monday, June 1, 2015 - 05:46
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani warned Pakistan he would reverse a diplomatic outreach unless Islamabad clamps down on Taliban activities and puts its leaders under house arrest, venting frustration as Kabul faces an onslaught of attacks by the insurgents.