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Afghan commander linked to Haqqani network killed by drone strike in...

AFP | A mid-level Afghan commander of the Taliban-affiliated Haqqani Network was killed Wednesday in a drone strike in Pakistan's tribal region, officials said, days...

Dramatic video shows North Korean soldier’s escape across border

News Analysis | Dramatic video showing a North Korean soldier fleeing across the border into South Korea while being shot at by his fellow soldiers...

Congress delinks LET from Coalition Support Fund certification

News Analysis | The US Congress has removed the name of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LET) from the certification clause in the National Defence Authorisation Act 2018. The...

India and Saudi Arabia: Two countries going in unexpected directions

Adam Garrie | In spite of its painful birth as a free and independent state, India quickly became a model for what many considered to be...

India’s influence in Afghanistan needs consideration: Pakistan’s Foreign Minister

News Analysis | Islamabad - "India's influence in Afghanistan and its facilitation" also needs consideration. Khawaja Asif, Pakistan's foreign minister, asserted while talking to media,...

BLF leaders’ wife arrested from Chaman: Why is it significant?

News Analysis | Law-enforcement agencies in Balochistan have arrested three women from Chaman, claiming that they belong to banned outfits. Reports assert that one of...

Why will US military continue to fail in Afghanistan?

Saleem Akhtar Malik | On 7th October 2001, almost a month after the tumultuous bombing of the Twin Towers and the Pentagon, U.S. and British...

After India & Afghanistan, Iran commits act of aggression against Pakistan

News Analysis | Iranian troops fired at least 11 mortar shells into bordering town near Panjgur district in Balochistan causing no casualty in a new...

Pak-US relations: Echoing old mantra?

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | Recently, a bipartisan United States Senate delegation visited Pakistan. The senators’ visit has created optimism about the probability of a...

Tensions rising in Sikkim: Sino Indo stand-off continues

  News Analysis | The China-India border standoff got intense on Monday as Beijing accused Indian troops of intrusion across their disputed border and betrayal of...

Is India all-set for Himalayan blunder 2.0?

News Analysis | In a defiant rejoinder to China, Indian Defense Minister Arun Jatley has said that India of 2017 is different from that of...

Ashraf Ghani’s outburst: How should Pakistan handle the situation?

Imtiaz Gul | Political temperatures spiked to unprecedented levels with a May 31 terrorist attack in Kabul that has left about 150 people dead. Afghan...

Ashraf Ghani’s blame game continues: What are Pakistan’s options?

Imtiaz Gul | Ashraf Ghani’s charged Pakistan-focused speech before the Kabul Process Summit on June 6 in the presence of a Pakistani delegation left quite...

Warnings and threats: Is an Indo-Pak war inevitable now?

News Analysis | If chest-thumping by politicians on both sides of the border was not enough to indicate troubled times, the Indian Army warned Pakistan...

Pak army disregards Indian claims of destroying Pak check post

On Tuesday, today, Indian media aired a video which shows the destruction of a supposed Pakistan Army post. The video in question was not dated...

The Middle-Eastern conflict: Threatening for Pakistan and China’s OBOR

James M. Dorsey | Increasingly caught up in the Middle East’s multiple conflicts, Pakistan is struggling to balance relations with rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran...

Afghan attack on Chaman border: What are Pakistan’s options?

Syed Ali Zia Jaffery | The Chaman-Spin Boldak Border between Pakistan and Afghanistan has become a heated battlefield since Friday's violations by the Afghan forces....

Durand Line: Pakistan & Afghan Relations stressed due to a pestering...

Tahir Khan | A heated debate started in Afghanistan after, comments made by Abdul Latif Pedram’s that he considers Durand Line as an “internationally recognized...

Pak-Afghan Border Reopened: Alternatives for Pakistan?

Imtiaz Gul | Behind the scenes, diplomatic efforts, particularly by the United Kingdom, as well as intense lobbying by the business community and civil society...

Pak-Afghanistan border reopened on the orders of PM Nawaz Sharif

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has ordered that the Pak-Afghan border should be re-opened. The PM explained that the gesture of re-opening the border is...

Pak-Afghan border closure is unfair: Imran Khan

Islamabad: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf, Imran Khan, met on Saturday with Afghan ambassador Omar Zakhilwal at his residence in Bani Gala. Ambassador Zakhilwal expressed his concerns over...

Pakistan compelled to strike in Afghanistan against ISIS?

Jan Achakzai "I direct and authorize my armed forces and law enforcement agencies to eliminate the enemy where ever they are with the full force...

How terrorist sanctuaries in Afghanistan are posing threat to Pakistan’s viability?

Jan Achakzai| How Afghan sanctuaries are threatening stability in Pakistan and wider region can be seen from the recent wave of terrorist incidents: Lahore attack,...

Has NATO led to “indifference and inaction” by Afghan Government?

Recent, Russian announcement of a moot to be held in mid-February along with General Nicolson's comments last week bring up the question whether a...

Trump Insists Mexico Will Pay for Wall After U.S. Begins the...

MICHAEL D. SHEAR and EMMARIE HUETTEMAN WASHINGTON — As congressional Republicans on Friday discussed quickly moving ahead with plans for a southern border wall...

Will Israel expand settlement to Jerusalem border?

The court-ordered evacuation of the illegal Amona outpost in the West Bank (scheduled for Dec. 25 at the latest), and the proposed outpost Regularization...

India: Sarkari Culture Is Delaying Acquisition Of Big Guns At The...

Rajat Pandit | Nov 07, 2016 The Army's much-delayed modernization drive continues to be stymied by cumbersome procurement procedures, bureaucratic bottlenecks and corruption allegations at...

Afghanistan Itself Is Now Taking In the Most Afghan Migrants

SAMARKHEL, Afghanistan — There is one country in the world that is now taking in more Afghan migrants than all the countries in Europe...

Kashmir: Seeking Solutions; Investing In Peace

Rustam Shah Mohmand | Oct 26, 2016 The events unfolding in the wake of the killing of Burhan Wani, a Kasmiri freedom fighter about three...

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