Stories you missed

It wouldn't be the end of the year without a flood of listicles, and as a working hack I'm obliged to do my part. Foreign Policy Magazine's AfPak Channel has put together a list of 'The Stories You Missed in 2010', in which my work is included.

There are a number of insightful pieces worth reading, including Martine van Biljert's take on Karzai's 'madness', and Kate Clark's rundown of presidential pardons (both work at the excellent Afghanistan Analysts Network.) My own piece is about the true story behind Karzai's decree banning private security companies, and why the media and the West in general have been chasing a red herring on it.

Click here to read the 'The Stories You Missed in 2010'.