Afghanistan has an excess of local and foreign actors compounding its misery
12 Aug 2020 5:14 PM
Attacks takes place day after defense minister and commander of U.S. forces visit facility.
29 Apr 2020 1:40 PM
Controlled chaos in Afghanistan undermines stability in Pakistan and creates the case for stronger Indo-Afghan strategic ties.
28 Feb 2020 6:29 AM
The latter condition could pose immediate problems, and not just because of the antipathy between the two sides.
27 Feb 2020 1:41 AM
In the current environment, what are the options left for Pakistan? Complete detachment from the emerging situation in Afghanistan is one option.
25 Feb 2020 2:51 AM
The Americans took a long time verifying the authenticity of Agha’s identity and connections.
08 Oct 2019 1:35 AM
The prisoner swap happened on Sunday, The Express Tribune quoted two Taliban officials as saying, but it did not disclose the location.
07 Oct 2019 1:19 PM
Finding a sound strategy to deal with this conflict should be at the centre of Pakistan’s priorities.
04 Oct 2019 12:04 AM
It’s a different matter whether peace can be brought about even if the talks are declared a success.
30 Sep 2019 12:01 AM
Zalmay Khalilzad negotiated with the Taliban over the past one year, and with more focus through the last four months.
12 Sep 2019 12:09 AM
ISIS exploits political gaps and vulnerable environments to entrench itself and rule through fear or a select few power brokers.
30 Aug 2019 12:00 AM
A reality check from the past to the present may be necessary to correctly assess this threat.
26 Aug 2019 12:11 AM
The brother of Taliban chief was among 7 people killed when a powerful bomb ripped through a Balochistan mosque during Friday prayers.
18 Aug 2019 2:01 PM
The Iranian armed forces showed they were no pushovers when Saddam Hussein attacked their country back in 1980.
19 May 2019 4:48 AM
The recently announced US South Asia Policy is predicated on India’s regional domination.
13 May 2019 12:05 AM
CPEC, which was until recently being projected as a game-changer for the country and the region, has lost its attraction in policy discourse.
08 Apr 2019 12:01 AM
A co-founder of the Afghan Taliban movement, his role is seen as critical to the effort to end the 18-year war.
30 Mar 2019 12:10 AM
It is dangerous to get involved in America’s wars where the US is always the commanding force of change, often with a flawed strategy.
16 Mar 2019 12:00 AM
The countries that have experienced war on a large scale have now grown into major exporters of war weapons.
05 Mar 2019 12:00 AM
US withdrawal will leave the Taliban as the main organised force in the country.
18 Feb 2019 12:32 AM