Tag archive for ‘NATO’
By pak_adnews On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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Why Russia — a country with less money than Canada and fewer people than Nigeria — runs the world now

By Tristin Hopper Russia makes less money per year than Canada. For 2016, its $1.3 trillion GDP was roughly on par with Australia, a country with one-sixth the population and less than half the square footage. The More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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On foreign policy, Donald Trump is no realist

By Robert D. Kaplan President-elect Donald Trump is being called a “realist” in foreign policy. Don’t believe it. He may have some crude realist instincts, but that only makes him a terrible messenger for 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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The Problem With Afghanistan’s Counterinsurgency

Kabul is using a centralized approach to fight a decentralized insurgency. By Metra Mehran and Abdul Waheed Ahmad The  Taliban have been seizing numerous districts throughout northern Afghanistan and even temporarily 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 Thursday, July 14th, 2016
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Obama, Interpreted: What 8,400 U.S. Troops in Afghanistan Really Means

By Daniel L. Davis Last week at the White House, the president announced his decision regarding troop levels in Afghanistan through the remainder of his term of office. Let me translate his words into the reality More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, February 16th, 2016
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Is It Really Indian Initiative?

By Ali Sukhanver Some words are sweet and some are bitter and some are sugar coated. Every word has its own taste and own flavour; If you feel any difficulty in understanding what are the ‘Sugar Coated’ words, 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, December 22nd, 2015
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6 American Soldiers Killed in Taliban Attack in Afghanistan

By Mujib Mashal and Matthew Rosenberg In one of the deadliest attacks against American forces in Afghanistan this year, a Taliban suicide bomber on a motorcycle drove into a military convoy near Bagram Air Base More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, December 18th, 2015
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No Peace Without Unity in Afghanistan

Afghan Taliban fighters listen to Mullah Mohammad Rasool Akhund, the newly appointed leader of a breakaway faction of the Taliban, at Bakwa in the western province of Farah Analysis There is a proverb in Afghanistan More...