Registan — “Central Asia, all the time” — is the go-to site for information about the increasing important conflicts in Central Asia. The site provides a window into the best, most interesting, or just entertaining material — plus some analysis. Often intemperate or ill-considered — but worth reading.
Some recent posts of special interest:
- “Probably Missing the Point“, 8 July 2009 — A powerful analysis of our strategy and the new op in Helmand Province.
- “Review of Seeds of Terror: How Heroin Is Bankrolling the Taliban and Al Qaeda“, by Gretchen Peters”, 9 July 2009
- “The (Failing) War in Afghanistan, in Bullet Form“, 11 July 2009