Tag archive for ‘Afghan War’
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 Monday, June 6th, 2016
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The Contours Of Online Radicalization Of Muslim Youth And Remedial Measures

By Iftikhar Hussain The prominent role of internet in propagating and perpetuating violent ideology is well known. The internet has been a boon to terrorist recruitment where extremists find some surprising tools More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, January 28th, 2016
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U.S. appoints Lt. Gen. John “Mick” Nicholson as new commander for Afghan war

As the War Grinds On, New General Nominated to Lead Fight in Afghanistan By Paul McLeary American military forces who continue to fight — and die — in Afghanistan are about to get a new commander amid a renewed More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, January 26th, 2016
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Book: Visas for Al-Qaeda: CIA Handouts That Rocked the World

The Saudi-CIA partnership dates back many years, and involves the British secret service. During the years when Ronald Reagan was president of the United States, the Saudis poured money into the Afghan mujahedeen More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, November 20th, 2015
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Saudi Arabia and Pakistan’s Evolving Alliance

The two Muslim powers seek a “reset”—but events in the region may make that impossible. By Giorgio Cafiero , Daniel Wagner In early November, Pakistan’s chief of army staff, General Raheel Sharif, More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
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War Deaths Top 13,000 in Afghan Security Forces

More than 13,000 Afghan soldiers and police officers have been killed during the war here, far more than previously known, according to Afghan government statistics. Most of those losses occurred during the past More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, February 28th, 2014
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Afghanistan security at risk in U.S. pullout, official says

By David S. Cloud Security in Afghanistan would decrease steadily if all U.S. troops are withdrawn this year, a senior U.S. military official warned Thursday, two days after President Obama ordered the Pentagon More...