Afghanistan

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

  11 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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