Abdul Sayed

Abdul Sayed

Abdul Sayed is an independent researcher on jihadism and the politics and security of the Afghanistan-Pakistan region. Sayed has a master’s degree in political science from Lund University, Sweden. He Tweets at @abdsayedd.

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Smaller and Smarter: Defining a Narrower U.S. Counterterrorism Mission in the Afghanistan-Pakistan Region

Smaller and Smarter: Defining a Narrower U.S. Counterterrorism Mission in the Afghanistan-Pakistan Region

U.S. President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris during their first visit to the Pentagon since taking office on February

The Future of al-Qaeda in Afghanistan & Pakistan

The Future of al-Qaeda in Afghanistan & Pakistan

The recent killing of the deputy chief of al Qaeda’s Pakistani cadre, Muhammad Hanif (aka Zarar), whom the Afghan Taliban