Afghanistan Analysts Network – English

AAN in the Media

The Cost of Escalating Violence in Afghanistan

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ICG, 7 February 2018

Former AAN colleague Borhan Osman, now with the International Crisis Group, links to AAN analysis in his look at the lastest wave of attacks:

The recent Taliban strikes take place amid a wider escalation of the war. The uptick in attacks is not the first such increase over the past few years. Nonetheless, Afghanistan is suffering more intense violence now than during any other winter – winters usually see a lull in fighting – since 2001.