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Peace In Afghanistan

Peace in Afghanistan

The peace talks between the United States and the Taliban to end the 18-year-old war in Afghanistan have gone on for some months. After eight rounds of talks in Qatar,…

Endgame in Afghanistan

THE endgame in Afghanistan is evolving rapidly. Expectations of an end to America’s long military adventure in Afghanistan have unleashed multiple moves to shape the country’s future. Current diplomacy may…

Saving Afghanistan – Again

Saving Afghanistan – again

Take a good, long look at the euphoric welcome being afforded to the talks process between the United States and the Taliban. There can be no two ways about it.…

Afghanistan: On The Brink Of Disaster

Afghanistan: on the brink of disaster

At last, what was being dreaded actually happened on the Afghanistan front. The unpredictable President Donald Trump hinted at an abrupt withdrawal of US forces from Afghanistan. It seems that…

Staying The Course In Afghanistan

Staying the course in Afghanistan

The US has stepped up its criticism over Pakistan’s perceived non-cooperation in delivering Afghanistan. Pakistanis lost no time in shredding to pieces Washington’s one-sided narrative and warnings. Pakistan would do…

Beyond Afghanistan’s Catch-22

Beyond Afghanistan’s catch-22

Amid reports that the Trump administration is likely to adopt a tougher stance on Pakistan for its alleged role in the growing instability in Afghanistan, New Delhi and Kabul have…