Date archive forOctober, 2017
By pak_adnews On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
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Is U.S. Policy in Afghanistan Doomed?

By John Dietrich Politico provides an account of a State Department election night “party” in Kabul’s U.S. embassy.  The author, May Jeong, describes the State Department employees, “who are More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
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Abrogation Of Article 35A Will Put A Question Mark On The Accession Of Jammu To India

By Ishaal Zehra Diwali, a Hindu ritual, has just wrapped up and so is the hearing of the case pertinent to Article 35A of Jammu and Kashmir’s state legislature. The plea was likely to be heard on August 29, but More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
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The History of the Iranian Nuclear Deal

Iran sought the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) to lift the burden of economic sanctions linked to its nuclear program. Under the international agreement, the European Union lifted its sanctions More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
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Why America Can’t Win Its Revenge War in Afghanistan

How did the war in Afghanistan, which started with a noble purpose, transition from the “good war” to the unending war? By Daniel R. DePetris For the vast majority of Americans, this past Saturday was just More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
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Explore Pakistan, the land unknown to many

By Afshin Majlesi When I was told by my superiors to make a journey to Pakistan, I started wondering how traveling to our neighboring country could be. Soon after, I made up my mind to perceive the country objectively More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
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Pakistan Is Not a Scapegoat for the U.S. Stalemate in Afghanistan

By Chuzi Xiao The United States and Afghanistan accused Pakistan of turning a blind eye to the issue of safe havens and sanctuaries to members of the Afghan Taliban and the notorious Haqqani network. But the Pakistanis More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
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U.S. Weighs Fate of Taliban Political Office, Prompting Internal Objection

State Department specialists sent dissent cable urging more-intensive talks to end Afghanistan war By Dion Nissenbaum WASHINGTON—The Trump administration is considering a plan that would aim to close the Taliban More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, October 2nd, 2017
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Kashmir victim: Life since pellet guns blinded me

Aged 14, Insha Mushtaq was watching protests from her window when Indian security forces fired pellets into her eyes.    More...