Anthony Loyd

Anthony Loyd

Ten years since the war in Afghanistan was started, neither the Taliban nor the West seems to be winning, nor ‘not losing’

Official voices are unwilling to claim victory, but Nato forces in southern Afghanistan are defeating the Taliban

Is Pakistani intelligence allowing the country’s tribal areas to become a Taliban stronghold? What can the West do about it?

A new generation of soldiers is as questioning of its role in Afghanistan as the society from which it is recruited