Peace talks and war machine, goes parallel!

By: Harriss Ali Akakhail When peace talks between varying parties at Vietnam War was in process, to end the menacing stalemate, war machines from both sides were swinging at brisk pace. Same cycle was repeated during afghan war of 80’s. While peace talks were being pressed hard, baptism of fire...

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Why Leave Afghanistan

Brig Ishaq Ahmed (Retd) Unfortunate for the Afghans, they have been invaded many a times during past centuries by the western powers in the name of geo-politics and geo-economics. The recent invasion by the US in 2001, has apparently been the war against terrorism, stated as GWoT. Good luck and...

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The Ending Cycles

By: Harriss Ali Akakhail U.S President special representative for Afghanistan reconciliation, Zalmay Khalilzad, recently concluded his second trip to the south Asian region, where U.S is fighting its longest war in her history i.e. Afghanistan. This trip can fairly be termed as part second from a series of trips, which...

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Into The Cauldron of Peace Talks

By: Harriss Ali Akakhail These days, phrase “Afghan Conflict Peace Talks”, is in vogue at Kabul, Washington and Islamabad. It got serious weightage with modified entry of Zalmay Khalilzad as special advisor to President Donald Trump on Afghan peace reconciliation. For those who keep a keen eye over U.S foreign...

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Overview of Pak-Afghan Relations

 By Juma Khan Sufi In order to understand the peculiar problem of unnatural mistrust existing between the two neighbouring countries, especially in Afghanistan vis-a-vis Pakistan, it would be pertinent to briefly shed light on the relationship of the two countries right from the beginning. But before I shed light on...

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Torkham Border Closed on Afghan Side

Toorkhum border crossing shall be closed by Afghan side as off elections (20th October) and shall resume for activities by Sunday evening !! Update: Heavy fighting is presently raging between 02 ops sections of NDS / Afghan Special ops and ISIS at nargosi village / abdul khail area / achin...

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Attack on US General Scot Miller

In today’s afternoon US / NATO forces commander Gen. Scot miller, went over to see Kandahar Governor. Turyalay Wesa (1st picture), NDS Chief of Kandahar and I.G police Gen. Raziq Muhammad Khan Achakzai (2nd picture). After the meeting got over and the huddle came out of Governor house, 2 guards...

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Cancellation of Talks: An Indian Mantra

By Waheed Ali This is not the first time when India has cancelled her talks with Pakistan. Cancellation of talks is a repeated mantra of arrogant Indian governments. If looked at history, there are several such examples available when India has denied the political solution of the existing bilateral issues....

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