Afghanistan

Afghanistan Voices Displeasure Over Being Ignored in Upcoming Trilateral Meeting

  0 comments   |     by Tolo News on 05, January 2017

Kabul voiced displeasure over the planned trilateral meeting between China, Russia and Pakistan on Afghanistan in Moscow on Tuesday, Tolo News reported. Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs' (MoFA) spokesman Ahmad Shekib Mustaghni said on Monday that the agenda of the meeting was a matter of concern. Despite Afghanistan being the focus of their agenda, Kabul was not c

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Drugs and Surging Violence — The Afghanistan Disaster

  0 comments   |     by Brian Cloughley on 04, January 2017

Perhaps Donald Trump has a valid point about Mexico’s threat to the United States, because the 2016 US National Heroin Threat Assessment notes that «Mexican traffickers have taken a larger role in the US heroin market, increasing their heroin production and pushing into eastern US markets». The report points out that 10,574 Americans died of heroin ove

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No Pak Role in Fomenting Trouble in Afghanistan: Petraeus

  0 comments   |     by The News International on 16, December 2016

Former US military commander Gen (R) David Petraeus has said that during his long association with his Pakistani counterparts and interaction with ISI as head of CIA, he could never find a convincing piece of evidence which supported the alleged double game by ISI or its explicit support to elements associated with terrorism. This statement was given by the general while answering a que

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The hole in the Heart of Asia

  0 comments   |     by Peter Lee on 12, December 2016

The hole in the Heart of Asia By Peter Lee There was one word missing from Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani’s speech at the “Heart of Asia” conference at Amritsar concerning Afghan security and Pakist

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TALIBAN SUICIDE BOMBER KILLS FOUR AT NATO BASE IN AFGHANISTAN

  0 comments   |     by AFP on 12, November 2016

Taliban suicide bomber kills four at NATO base in Afghanistan AFP A Taliban suicide bomber dressed as a labourer blew himself up at the NATO air base at Bagram north of the Afghan capit3al Kabul on Saturda

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South Asia: Greater Eurasia Scenarios - A “Greater Bangladesh”

  0 comments   |     by Andrew Korybko on 03, November 2016

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South Asia: Greater Eurasia Scenarios - A “Greater Bangladesh”

  0 comments   |     by Andrew Korybko on 03, November 2016

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How India Killed SAARC to The Benefit of China

  3 comments   |     by Shahid Raza on 02, November 2016

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Alarming Earthquake Hazard in Afghanistan-Pakistan Border Region

  1 comments   |     by Asif Aziz on 28, October 2016

A group of researchers from the University of Miami has discovered a new earthquake hazard in the border region between Afghanistan and Pakistan, in a study aimed at the major Chaman and Ghazaband faults in the region. The research showed the Ghazaband Fault holds a much higher potential for a high magnitude earthquake than previously thought, while the Chaman Fault accounts for only a

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Flawed Approach to Pakistan - Regional Dynamics are Once Again

  0 comments   |     by Published in Dawn on 30, September 2016

Regional dynamics are once again converging against Pakistan and its interests. And once again, terrorism and Afghanistan are the sources of growing regional differences. Testifying before the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Olson resorted to what has long been a cornerstone, and a flawed one at that, of US policy towards Pak

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