Tag archive for ‘Afghanistan’
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 Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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The Afghanistan Quagmire

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By pak_adnews On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
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Pakistan warns Trump’s generals: sort out ‘total mess’ in Afghanistan, or Russia will intervene

By Colin Freeman Pakistan’s military has warned Donald Trump’s new generals that they face a “total mess” in Afghanistan unless America and Britain can halt the advance of Isil and the Taliban. In More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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Russia’s View of Afghanistan and the Taliban

Improving relations with the Taliban gives Moscow the ability to increase its bargaining position in dealings with Washington. By Kamran Bokhari Russia’s involvement in Afghanistan is not new. Dealing with the More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, January 12th, 2017
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Corridors of Peace & Development in Asia – New Horizons

By Tariq Rizwan China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is likely to usher a new era of development and prosperity in Asia by connecting South Asia, Eurasia and the Middle East through Gwadar Deep Sea Port. It More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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Afghanistan Struggles to Absorb Wave of Returnees From Pakistan

Hundreds of thousands of refugees are uprooted as relations between the neighbors deteriorate By Jessica Donati and Ehsanullah Amiri A breakdown in Afghanistan’s relationship with Pakistan has driven a flood More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, July 28th, 2016
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Afghan Special Forces Feeling Not So Special Anymore

By Jessica Donati and Habib Khan Totakhil Morale among some Afghan special forces is wearing thin as they are increasingly called upon to lead the fight against the Taliban, with teams feeling exploited by their More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
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America ignores Pakistan at its peril: John McCain

By John McCain Over the July 4 weekend, I made my annual trip to Afghanistan to visit US troops and military commanders. I also travelled to Pakistan to meet civilian and military leaders and to discuss counterterrorism More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
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United Nations Says Afghan Civilian Casualties Near Record High

Conflict in the country continues to intensify 15 years after the U.S.-led invasion By Jessica Donati Civilian casualties in Afghanistan are headed toward a record high this year, the United Nations said Monday, More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, July 25th, 2016
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Attack on Hazaras raises fears of Sunni-Shiite violence in Afghanistan

By Muhammad Sharif and Pamela Constable Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday ordered a 10-day ban on public protests after a suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State killed more than 80 people and wounded More...