In: Afghan Taliban

The Only Scenario to End War in Afghanistan
September 6, 2017

Shahid Raza, Director General – Geopolitics, spoke with Sputnik Radio to discuss President Trump’s Afghanistan strategy and the weakness/problems it will…

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Russia’s Coming War in Afghanistan
August 29, 2017

The U.S. has clearly and squarely lost the war in Afghanistan after 16 years, thousands of casualties, hundreds of billions of…

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The US Dilemma
August 25, 2017

The US finds it does not know how to dismount the tiger. The US is finding the war in Afghanistan a…

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Trump draws geopolitical battle lines in South Asia
August 25, 2017

President Donald J. Trump has drawn battle lines in South Asia that are likely to have a ripple effect across Eurasia:…

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Pakistan Needs to Shed Its Delusions on Afghanistan
August 8, 2017

For decades, Pakistanis have been told that Afghanistan is a “brotherly Islamic country” with cultural and people-to-people ties with Pakistan. For…

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A Jihadi Propaganda Machine? No.
June 16, 2017

We take it as a badge of honor to be honest. When we engage with analysts on social media, it’s to…

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The US won’t leave Afghanistan
June 8, 2017

To say that Afghanistan is in doldrums is an understatement. In fact, the landlocked country is in a quagmire, which is…

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SITREP: Afghanistan
June 3, 2017

The past few days across the region have been very telling. From the protests in Kabul to the appointment of Ayatollah…

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Ex-Warlord’s return raises hopes for peace
May 12, 2017

In a significant new development, the exiled Afghan leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar recently returned to Kabul after 20 years. Controversial yet widely…

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The Return of the Warlord
May 9, 2017

After a lapse of almost two decades, former warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar returned to Kabul with a fair degree of pomp and…

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