Afghanistan

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

  10 comments   |     by Shahid Raza on 02, November 2016

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Alarming Earthquake Hazard in Afghanistan-Pakistan Border Region

  2 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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Afghan Taliban Capture Strategic District in Northern Kunduz Province

  0 comments   |     by Reuters on 24, August 2016

KABUL: The Afghan Taliban captured a strategic district in the northern province of Kunduz on Saturday, forcing troops to retreat to the provincial capital which fell briefly to the insurgents last year, officials said. Fighting has sharply escalated in Afghanistan since the insurgency started spreading from its traditional strongholds in the south and east of the country to the once peaceful n

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US PLANS BILLIONS IN AFHGAN FUNDING UNTIL 2012

  0 comments   |     by REUTERS on 14, June 2016

US plans billions in Afghan funding until 2020  By REUTERS KABUL: The United States is asking its allies helping with security in Afghanistan to maintain funding for Afghan forces at a cost of nearly $5 billion a year until at least 2020, a top US military commander said on Monday. The plan extends the international financial

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Afghan Taliban chief Mansour killed in air strike: US

  0 comments   |     by A Iqbal on 23, May 2016

Afghan Taliban chief Mansour killed in air strike: US Anwar Iqbal — WASHINGTON: A US air strike has killed Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour in a remote area along the Pak-Afghan border, the Pentagon announced late on Saturday night. “Today, the US Depart¬ment of Defence conducted a precision air strike, targeting Mullah Mansour in a remote area in the Pakistan-Afghan

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How we Turned Success into Defeat and Endless War in Afghanistan

  0 comments   |     by Christina Lamb on 14, May 2016

Western media pretends the war is over, even as people join the Taliban or ISIS or leave. Another year, another spring offensive. The massive truck bomb that detonated in Tuesday’s morning rush hour followed by gunfire, killing 28 and wounding hundreds more, was sadly nothing new for the Afghan capital. More than 15 years after Western leaders declared victory over the Tali

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