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Afghan Quagmire

Afghan Quagmire US Taliban deal

Afghanistan, a graveyard of the empires, is all set to avail the historic opportunity yet again. Recently, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in a televised address signaled Reduction in Violence (RIV) which began from Friday for a week. The negotiations started during 2018 faced an abrupt setback when Taliban attack killed an American soldier. The revival of the talks proved that

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A Game-Changing Sino-Pak Proposal For The Afghan Peace Process

This article was originally published in OneWorld Global Think Tank. We are thankful to our partners at OneWorld for letting us publish it on our website. The time has arrived for China and Pakistan to take the lead in reviving the frozen Afghan peace process and replacing the US’ leading role in it by unveiling a joint developmental plan to

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The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

The Kite Runner is a story of family, love and friendship. A novel about a country, Afghanistan, that is being destroyed rapidly. It is the story of friendship between a wealthy boy of ruling Pashtuns and the son of his father’s servant. It comes against the backdrop of Afghanistan’s devastating history over the last thirty years. The novel narrates a powerful

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PTM: A Foreign Funded Non-Kinetic Threat Igniting Pashtun Spring in Pakistan

Pakistan has mastered the art of kinetic warfare and counter terrorism. The positive developments in erstwhile FATA testify the fact that the state has burnt the midnight oil in true letter and spirit to eradicate terror and terrorists out of that ill-fated region. Pakistan is striving hard to redevelop and rehabilitate the tribal areas. However, her dream of a peaceful

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