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 officially barred from political activism while living abroad but tend to support Democrats.” As proof she reports, “On the wall hung a More...

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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 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 Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Opportunities and Challenges of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and Implications for US Policy and Pakistan

By Lin Wang, Visiting Fellow at the East-West Center in Washington China and Pakistan have long maintained diplomatic and military ties. However, close economic cooperation is a more recent development. The flagship More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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Afghanistan and Pakistan: Feeling the Pain

By Amb. Cameron Munter President Trump has decided to follow the lead of his military advisers in Afghanistan, choosing not to pull out the U.S. troops that candidate Trump had pledged to withdraw. Rather, he’ll More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, August 24th, 2017
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Pellet Rain In Paradise

Pellet Rain In Paradise Researched & Compiled by Hassan Banna Ms. Attiya Asim The long pending dispute of Jammu and Kashmir continues to take human lives every year, endlessly. In the year of 2016, the oppressed More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
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DAISH’s Self-Proclaimed Caliph: Personification of Proto-Fascist Ideology

By Shaikh Muhammad Bilal History is full of struggles of people to preserve, safeguard their values, freedom and their way of life including practicing religion. For Muslims globally the menace of terrorism and More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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The End Of Imagination

“My world has died. I write to mourn its passing.” Booker Prize winner Arundhati Roy on India’s Nuclear Bomb. By Arundhati Roy “The desert shook,” the Government of India informed More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Walking With The Comrades

Gandhians with a Gun? Arundhati Roy plunges into the sea of Gondi people to find some answers… By Arundhati Roy The terse, typewritten note slipped under my door in a sealed envelope confirmed my appointment More...