Home Tags Daesh

Tag: daesh

Afghanistan announces ceasefire with Taliban for Eid

AFP | Afghanistan announced Thursday an apparently unilateral ceasefire with the Taliban for Eid, the holiday that caps off Ramadan, though operations against other groups...

Iran’s Syria intervention gets cinematic treatment

AFP | While Iran's presence in Syria raises global fears of an all-out conflict with Israel, one cinematic version of its intervention has been a...

The Game-Changers

Ikram Sehgal | With US President Trump scrapping the Iran nuclear deal and re-imposing sanctions, the possibility of conflict in the region has increased dramatically....

Saudi terror case highlights Indian links to Daesh

News Analysis | The suicide bomber who attacked the US Consulate in the Saudi city of Jeddah two years ago was an Indian national, confirmed...

39 Indians abducted by Islamic State in 2014 are dead: Sushma...

News Analysis | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FYk1bLfZ5W4 Union Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday informed the Parliament that 39 Indians abducted by DAESH in Iraq in 2014...

Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary: ‘we await the adoption by New Delhi of...

News Desk | GVS: World around us is changing, transforming at a rapid pace; how Pakistan’s foreign Office looks at all that? Foreign Secretary, Ms. Tehmina...

US warns of ‘critical time for humanity’ at Munich Security Conference

News Analysis | Dozens of the world’s political and military officials, politicians, journalists and security experts attended the 54th three-day (FEB 16-18, 2018) Munich Security...

Battle to free Mosul of IS ‘intellectual terrorism’

AFP | In a classroom of the University of Mosul, in the Islamic State group's former Iraqi capital, around 50 volunteers have undergone a week's...

US creates rift among Russia, Turkey and Iran

M K Bharakumar | Five days after Turkey summoned the US charge d’affaires in Ankara to convey its concerns over the US’ continuing support for the Kurdish militia...

Ajit Kumar Doval – An Indian jackal or a wily old...

Jamal Hussain | Ajit Kumar Doval, the current Indian National Security Adviser (NSA) to the Modi led BJP government of India has impressive credentials for...

Daesh in Kashmir: A Hindutva dream come true

Andrew Korybko | There are conflicting reports that Daesh has carried out its first attack in Indian-controlled Kashmir. The terrorist organization claimed responsibility for a...

Pakistan’s Jihadist cauldron: From national asset to national millstone

Adnan Qaiser | National interests of states are often blind-and brutal, yet they call for some rationality considering our interlinked global destinies in the 21st...

Afghan quagmire: Options for Pakistan

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | Afghanistan’s instability is perilous for Pakistan. The weak authority of President Ashraf Ghani led Unity-Government in the country is advantageous for...

Will India resort to war with Pakistan?

Asif Haroon Raja| In the wake of a constantly deteriorating security situation in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) owing to heightened turbulence, exasperated and outraged Indian...

“Mad Dog” Mattis Demands Global War Authorization For Trump!

Andrew Korybko | US Secretary of Defense James “Mad Dog” Mattis is arguing that there shouldn’t be any geographic limitations imposed on the President’s power...

The Wild Week In Mideast Geopolitics

Andrew Korybko | This past week was geopolitically very eventful for the Mideast, even by the region's dynamic standards, which shows that a new international...

Israel and al-Qaeda open up new front in Golan Heights to...

Adam Garrie | Syria’s total liberation of Deir ez-Zor city has been a short-lived victory as Israel and al-Qaeda opened up a new front in blitzkrieg-like...

The CIA’s new anti-Taliban strategy might help Daesh

Andrew Korybko | The New York Times reported over the weekend that the CIA would be redirecting most of its Afghan efforts towards directly thwarting...

‘Jihad against love’ in India?

Jawad Falak | In a major development in the sensational Hadiya case, the Supreme Court of India directed yesterday that Hadiya shall be produced before...

Kurram IED blast: Signs of a new terror war to come

News Analysis | Captain Hasnain, who was martyred in a blast in Kurram Agency along with three other soldiers Sunday morning, was laid to rest...

Reversing the trend: Pakistan to hand over terrorists’ list to the...

News Analysis | As part of its new strategy to deal with the mounting US pressure, Islamabad will hand over the list of wanted terrorists...

Internal and external security challenges to Pakistan

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal |  Pakistan internal and external situation is complex. The transformation in the global politics and change of government in the country...

Potential discussion points between PM Abbasi & US vice president on...

News Analysis | Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is likely to meet US Vice President Mike Pence on the sidelines of the United Nations General...

The Twists And Turns Of Indian-Iranian Military Aid To Iraq

Andrew Korybko | Both Great Powers are intensifying their military relations with the war-torn state in the wake of Daesh’s decisive defeat in Mosul, with news...

Saudi Silliness: Fracas with Qatar and Sectarian Injunction

Adnan Qaiser | In my paper in spring 2017: ‘Radical Islamism: Understanding Extremist Narrative and Mindset,’ I had postulated that all Middle East’s ills lie...

The flaws in the master plan

Afrah Jamal | The master plan chalked out in a piece, ‘Calling Pakistan’s Bluff’ by Whitney Kassel and Philip Reiner in Foreign Affairs (14 July 2017) came laden with glaring...

Bloodshed continues in Syria

News Analysis | A Syrian military unit was ambushed on Thursday by insurgent near the capital, Damascus, triggering a firefight that killed 28 government troops....

Pak-Afghan blame game: who reaps the benefits?

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal | Pakistan and Afghanistan relations worsened incalculably in the recent weeks. Both Islamabad and Kabul have been accusing each other. Neither...

The three-way tug of war in Syria: Who are the important...

Nauman Sadiq | In order to simplify the Syrian theater of proxy wars, it can be divided into three separate and distinct zones: the Syrian...

The key to peace in Afghanistan: Bringing all the regional players...

Imtiaz Gul | The Trump administration plans to beef up its nearly 9000 troops with another 4,000 with the stated objective of training and assisting...

Latest

Top Posts