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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 Friday, September 2nd, 2016
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How Obama’s Asia Pivot Nudged China Toward Pakistan but Helped Aggravate India

How Obama’s Asia Pivot Nudged China Toward Pakistan but Helped Aggravate India By Murtaza Hussain After many disastrous years spent trying to shape the Middle East, the Obama administration has refocused its More...

By pak_adnews On Thursday, August 25th, 2016
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Kashmir and Palestine: The story of two occupations

By Goldie Osuri Goldie Osuri is the author of Religious Freedom in India: Sovereignty and (Anti) Conversion. The growing pockets of solidarity expressed for Kashmiris are heartening, as is the solidarity for Palestinian More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, August 9th, 2016
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Iran nuclear data leak giving US headache: Top Iran nuclear official

The top Iranian nuclear energy official says the fallout from the recent leak of confidential information about Iran’s nuclear program to the media has entangled the United States. Speaking to Fars news agency More...

By pak_adnews On Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
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Kabul to Hold Talks With Taliban If ‘Says Yes to Peace’

The Afghan National Security adviser said that the country was ready to hold talks with Taliban if the latter assumed a peaceful track. Afghanistan is willing to negotiate with Taliban if the Islamist movement 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, June 21st, 2016
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Iran, Pakistan relations strategic: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran and Pakistan enjoy “strategic” relations, adding that necessary grounds for cooperation between the two countries are growing in different sectors. “Relations More...

By pak_adnews On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016
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Revolutionary Guard: Mullah Mansour Met with Iranian Officials 2 Months Before his Death

A website linked to the Revolutionary Guard has admitted that Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour had conducted negotiations during the two months of his stay in Iran despite the Iranian Foreign Ministry’s denial More...

By pak_adnews On Monday, February 29th, 2016
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US Congress Letter to Indian PM Modi about India’s growing Intolerance against Minorities

Congress of the United States Washington, DC 20515 February 25, 2016 Prime Minister Narendra Modi Prime Minister’s Office 152 South Block, Raisina Hill New Delhi – 110011   Dear Prime Minister Modi, We More...

By pak_adnews On Friday, January 29th, 2016
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Embracing the Enemies We Know in Afghanistan

Despite mutual distrust, Washington must include both the Taliban and the Haqqani Network in negotiations to achieve peace in Afghanistan. By Fahd Humayun Last November, the Pentagon announced that the United States More...