Tag archive for ‘Taliban’
By pak_adnews On Thursday, November 15th, 2018
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The Most #Elite #US-Trained Forces In #Afghanistan Were Routed By The #Taliban – Over 30 of the #commandos were killed, in a district that is “famous” for how peaceful it is.

The most elite U.S.-trained forces in Afghanistan suffered a devastating defeat to the Taliban in what’s often referred to as the country’s “safest district” over the weekend, in yet another sign the war More...

Pakistan Amabassador Zahid Nasrullah Khan on Afghanistan-Pakistan Relations
By pak_adnews On Thursday, May 24th, 2018
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Pakistan Amabassador Zahid Nasrullah Khan on Afghanistan-Pakistan Relations

Pakistan’s ambassador in Afghanistan talks about refugees, terrorism, and the border dispute. By Maija Liuhto Afghanistan’s relationship with Pakistan has been marred by border disputes, proxy wars, and political More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, February 12th, 2018
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16 NDS Operatives Killed in Helmand

Officials in Afghanistan say four operatives of the national intelligence agency have gunned down their 16 colleagues before fleeing to join the Taliban insurgency in the southern Helmand province. The rare overnight 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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FATA Still Remains Security Risk

By Tariq Rizwan Pakistan’s Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) region is a narrow strip comprising the seven Agencies; Bajaur, Mohmand, Khyber, Orakzai, Kurram, North Waziristan and South Waziristan, besides More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, January 6th, 2017
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Fatal Attraction: ISIS Just Can’t Resist Social Media

From the Taliban to the so-called Islamic State, computers, cellphones, and social media are used as vital weapons—and offer critical vulnerabilities. By Austin Bodetti “No computer is safe,” Donald Trump More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, January 5th, 2017
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The Rise of Taliban Diplomacy

How are the Taliban and Kabul faring in their diplomatic tug-of-war over Afghanistan’s neighbors? By Ahmad Bilal Khalil Since the formation of the Afghan National Unity Government (NUG), the regional competition 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...