David C. Isby

David Isby is a Washington-based author and defense and foreign policy analyst.

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Articles by David C. Isby

Pushtun Politics and Violence in Afghanistan

Violence in Afghanistan in the past few months has been largely cross-border in nature, originating in Pakistan and carried out by individuals of multiple nationalities who return to Pakistan after

Soft Targets in Post-Election Afghanistan

President Hamid Karzai's announcement that terrorism had been defeated in his country may return to haunt him and his administration, but there is no denying the magnitude of the success

Terrorism In Afghanistan: Remaining Threats

The recent constitutional Loya Jirga (CLJ) in Kabul, which ratified the new constitution for Afghanistan and set the stage for presidential and parliamentary elections later this year, was successfully carried

The Hizb ut-Tahrir: Stronger In Central Asia

The Hizb ut Tahrir al Islami (Islamic Liberation party, HuT) transnational Islamic radical movement is widely reported to have become stronger in Central Asia over the course of 2003 despite

SOFT TARGETS IN POST-ELECTION AFGHANISTAN

President Hamid Karzai's announcement that terrorism had been defeated in his country may return to haunt him and his administration, but there is no denying the magnitude of the success

Pushtun Politics And Violence In Afghanistan

Violence in Afghanistan in the past few months has been largely cross-border in nature, originating in Pakistan and carried out by individuals of multiple nationalities who return to Pakistan after

Terrorism In Afghanistan: Remaining Threats

The recent constitutional Loya Jirga (CLJ) in Kabul, which ratified the new constitution for Afghanistan and set the stage for presidential and parliamentary elections later this year, was successfully carried

The Hisb Ut Tahrir: Stronger In Central Asia

The Hizb ut Tahrir al Islami (Islamic Liberation party, HuT) transnational Islamic radical movement is widely reported to have become stronger in Central Asia over the course of 2003 despite