World powers moving towards alliance with Taliban in the battle against ISIS

By Kim Sengupta The Russians want them on their side; so do the Chinese and the Iranians. The Taliban, whom the Americans and British have spent 15 years trying to … Read More

Pakistan’s Afghan muddle

By Ashraf Jehangir Qazi Recently, I had the opportunity to attend a conference in Herat on the cultural and social aspects of security followed by a bilateral meeting on the … Read More