#Police officer’s #Tahir #Dawar murder sparks unfair accusations – #Pashtun #Tahafuz Movement #PTM in the #Pashtun #tribal areas held the security agencies responsible for the murder

By Imad Zafar The brutal murder of a high-ranking police officer who was abducted in Islamabad and taken to Afghanistan has raised serious concerns about the growing involvement of external … Read More

Who is behind Hazara’s Killing?

Who is behind Hazara’s Killing? By Jamshed Jamshed Evidently, Quetta’s Hazaras are the Mongols, who migrated from Central Asia to   the Banyan District in Afghanistan. They belong to the Shia … Read More

Donald Trump Damaging Global War on Terror

The Global War on Terror continues to financially bleed Pakistan as the country had to spend $123.13 billion, equivalent to Rs.10.373 trillion, in direct and indirect cost due to incidents … Read More

Pakistan Has Done More Than Its Share To Fight Against Terrorism Now The World Needs To Do More

By Rayyan Baig Afghanistan after Cold War Pakistan a land of peace and tranquility, welcomed anyone who came over to it in distress for help. It accommodated and shared everything … Read More

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 … Read More

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

The timing of the Kandahar attacks

By Shamil Shams  “The color of the red carpet in Islamabad actually represented the blood of innocent Afghans,” Rahmatullan Nabil, the former head of Afghanistan’s National Directorate of Security (NDS), … 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

Analytical Guidance: A New Taliban Leader Emerges

Summary A key power struggle within the Afghan Taliban appears to be over: The Taliban have announced that Mullah Mohammad Omar’s two sons, Mullah Abdul Manan and Mullah Mohammed Yaqoob, … Read More