Following an especially violent year in Afghanistan, fighting does not appear to be subsiding in 2015. This spring, the warm-weather brought the expected annual uptick in fighting. Compounded with the ongoing drawdown of international troops, the war-weary population of Afghanistan saw conflict intensify and spread.
Across the border, Pakistan faced many challenges of its own. On December 16, 2014 seven gunmen affiliated with the extremist Tehrik-i-Taliban, attacked […]