Pakistan’s Security Thinking – An Appraisal

Syed Ali Zia Jaffery Sovereignty is an important constituent of a state, a concept which came to the fore after the Treaty of Westphalia way...

Heart of Asia 2016 & Terror moot

The agenda at this year’s Heart of Asia conference was something already expected and predictable nevertheless it did create waves of tension in the...

Afghanistan – The Graveyard of Empires

Rugged and void of vegetation,beautified with mountains, overcome by harsh climate, and most of all, filled with an Islam-loving local community, Afghanistan consists of...

Successive Kabul blasts jeopardize June 6 Peace Conference: Shadows of Inside...

Successive bomb blasts in the most secure area of Kabul at a funeral procession on Saturday have raised serious questions over the fate of...

Coalition Exit Strategy

US-NATO Mission accomplished or a worse failure in the wake of Vietnam? As US tries to utilize each and every bit of tactic to unleash...

The Longest War Fades Even at NATO but Still Haunts the...

BY Gayle Tzemach Lemmon This was the big stage and the NATO spotlight. At least it was supposed to be. For months, U.S. commanders said they needed...

Violence-hit Kabul to host peace summit

Kabul is all set to host an international peace moot on Tuesday 6th June which is likely to be attended by representatives of around...

Taliban Slaughter Soldiers in Pattern of Attacks in Kandahar

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — In a bloody overnight attack in Kandahar Province in Afghanistan on Wednesday, the Taliban routed an Afghan Army outpost, killing dozens of soldiers...

Mr. Trump, India is Winning in Afghanistan and America is Footing...

Governments in Pakistan and the United States are pursuing a sophisticated approach to rebuilding ties, rising above entrenched lobbies and special interest groups in...

‘Cutting off the nose to spite the face’

When venom is combined with spite it makes the deadliest poison. Unfortunately, Afghanistan, which should have friendly and normal relations with its neighbour Pakistan,...