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Keyword: Afghanistan

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Daily News Analysis

Afghanistan and Central Asian dictators’ fears

Crescent International

Muharram 27, 14432021-09-05

Main Stories

New, Emerging Political Architecture in West Asia

Zafar Bangash

Muharram 23, 14432021-09-01

The US defeat in Afghanistan has reduced its malign influence in the region but not completely eliminated it. Afghanistan’s neighbours need to coordinate their policies to keep US influence out and to chalk out a strategy for the future to bring about peace.

Main Stories

Cost of America’s Longest War

Waseem Shehzad

Muharram 23, 14432021-09-01

For American warlords, war is a racket. The $2.26 trillion spent on the 20-year-war in Afghanistan made a lot of people in the US extremely rich. Arms manufacturers, generals—retired and serving—used a revolving door to keep pushing for war.

Editorials

Taliban’s Peaceful Takeover of Power Demolishes Gloomy Forecasts

Editor

Muharram 23, 14432021-09-01

The lightning speed and peaceful way in which the Taliban took control of the country, including the capital city Kabul indicates their brilliant planning and wide support among the masses.

Daily News Analysis

Will Taliban's victory force adversaries to shed prejudice?

Iqbal Jassat

Muharram 17, 14432021-08-26

Main Stories

Gloomy Projections for Afghanistan Not Based on Reality

Zia Sarhadi

Dhu al-Hijjah 22, 14422021-08-01

Will Afghanistan descend into civil war? This is what the doomsayers are projecting but the manner in which the Taliban have conducted themselves so far gives hope that fighting, if any, will not be large scale and the resistance group would be able to control it.

Main Stories

Graveyard of Empires

Eric S. Margolis

Dhu al-Hijjah 22, 14422021-08-01

One of the best-informed Western journalists and authors, Eric Margolis gives his analysis of the situation in Afghanistan. Unlike many other so-called experts, he went to Afghanistan in the 1980s and actually participated in fighting against the Soviets.

Editorials

Facilitating peace in Afghanistan

Editor

Dhu al-Hijjah 22, 14422021-08-01

Unlike distant powers, Afghanistan’s neighbours, especially Pakistan, Iran, China and Russia have a huge stake in a stable and peaceful country. They should assist the Afghans to come to a suitable arrangement in which all ethnic groups are represented and do not feel alienated.

News & Analysis

Afghanistan After the US Occupation

Tahir Mahmoud

Dhu al-Hijjah 22, 14422021-08-01

Why the US and its Nato allies will continue to look for pretexts to continue interference in Afghanistan and why they will fail.

Daily News Analysis

Why Turkey wants to meddle in Afghanistan?

Crescent International

Dhu al-Hijjah 06, 14422021-07-16

Main Stories

In withdrawing from Afghanistan, US Sets up Trap for Pakistan

Zia Sarhadi

Dhu al-Qa'dah 20, 14422021-07-01

Soundly defeated militarily by the Taliban, the US warlords have not given up on mischief-making. They are setting up a trap for Pakistan even as they retreat in disgrace from Afghanistan.

News & Analysis

Biden’s Not So Honest Afghan Withdrawal Plan

Zia Sarhadi

Ramadan 19, 14422021-05-01

While announced to much fanfare that US troops would be out of Afghanistan by September 11, US President Joe Biden left out whether the 18,000 mercenaries euphemistically called “contractors”, operating in Afghanistan would also go. The Taliban are not amused.

News & Analysis

Biden’s Choices in Afghanistan: Withdraw or be Driven Out!

Zia Sarhadi

Sha'ban 18, 14422021-04-01

Joe Biden is beginning to have second thoughts about withdrawing all US forces from Afghanistan. Should he fail to honour the February 29, 2020 agreement his predecessor signed with the Taliban, there is every likelihood of intensification of conflict resulting is US forces driven out Afghanistan in ignominy.

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