Afghanistan

Trump Afghan Policy Aimed at Taliban or at China? by F William Engdahl

  0 comments   |     by F William Engdahl on 03, March 2018

In recent months the US President has reversed yet another campaign pledge to pull out of Afghanistan, America’s longest war, and instead has begun to deploy an added 3,000 troops there. At the same time he has lashed out at the government of Pakistan accusing it of aiding the Afghan Taliban and pledging to cut all US military aid to that country as reprisal. A deeper view into the si

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US Loses Key Ally in South Asia: Screwed Up in Muslim World

  0 comments   |     by Alex GORKA on 28, February 2018

So, the US has lost another major ally. President Trump does not shy away from openly chiding Pakistan in his tweets

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China Builds Military Base in Afghanistan By Peter Korzun

  0 comments   |     by By Peter Korzun on 23, February 2018

The Afghan province of Badakhshan borders China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. It used to be part of an artery between the East and West known as the ancient Silk Road. Today, that road is 

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Trying times - PAKISTAN is living through trying times

  0 comments   |     by Munir Akram on 20, February 2018

PAKISTAN is living through trying times. It confronts simultaneous threats from India and the US. The Trump administration has decided to coerce Pakistan’s compliance with its demands to ‘eliminate’ the alleged Afghan Taliban safe havens in Pakistan. Puffed up by the US endorsement of its regional ambitions, revelling in the Pakistan-US tensions, and unable to suppress the lat

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Bombing to Victory? US dropped a combined total of 7 million tons of bombs on Vietnam

  0 comments   |     by Brian Cloughley on 19, February 2018

The United States dropped a combined total of 7 million tons of bombs on Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia . . . It didn’t work. America bombed Vietnam for six years longer than it bombed Japan — and it still lost. — The Atlantic,

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Intensified Bombing for Victory in Afghanistan by Brian Cloughley

  4 comments   |     by Brian Cloughley on 17, February 2018

The TV series, The Vietnam War, is absolutely riveting. The ten discs in the DVD set provide over 17 hours of viewing, and there is hardly a moment wasted. It is evenhanded to the most admir

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Enough of Western Imperialist Barbarism for Afghanistan by Andre Vltchek

  0 comments   |     by Andre Vltchek on 30, January 2018

Interview with ANDRE VLTCHEK by ALESSANDRO BIANCCHI, Chief Editor of Anti-Diplomatico 1) AB: The geographic location of Afghanistan has always occupied a central role. The April peace talks between Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, Russia and China seemed to have put an end to the persistent and dominant American presence in the country. What’s your opini

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SITUATIONER: IS security strategy working?

  0 comments   |     by Latifi on 28, January 2018

SITUATIONER: IS security strategy working? Ali M. Latifi IN the last seven days, Afghanistan has suffered from three major attacks in the cities of Kabul and Jalalabad that resulted in the deaths of at least 123 pe

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Afghanistan remains an unwinnable quagmire draining resources of the United States

  0 comments   |     by Saeed Ismat on 11, January 2018

Despite the official claims of making progress as given in Obama‘s strategic review, it is apparent that no meaningful or positive strategic results have been achieved by the United States. Afghanistan remains an unwinnable quagmire draining resources of the United States and its allies. Many analysts now emphasise that staying course, committing larger force, applying more pressure and e

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Geopolitics of Central Asia will persist amid the competition of global powers

  1 comments   |     by By Kinza Arif on 14, December 2017

Geopolitical significance of Central Asia will persist amid the competition of global powers are clearly defining the geopolitical and geo-economic interests in the region. The Central Asian region holds immense strategic importance, primarily due to its rich energy reserves that still remain untapped. In the recent years, the vast economic potentials have re-triggered major in

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