• The US Has Shown Its Teeth With Trump’s Afghanistan Policy, but Can It Bite?0

    By Mohammad Taqi on 23/08/2017 If implemented, the new policy will likely lead to confrontation with nuclear-armed Pakistan, but that does not mean the US should shy away from holding Islamabad’s feet to the fire. US President Donald Trump announces His Afghanistan Policy. Credit: Reuters Donald Trump, the 45th US president and the third one to preside


    President Trump has said that he would expect greater role by India in Afghanistan, even as the USA is involved in a protracted war in Afghanistan for many years now. Many American soldiers have lost their lives in Afghanistan, even as the end of the war in Afghanistan is nowhere in sight. Obviously, Trump and

  • Trump gets counterterrorism strategy right on Afghanistan0

    By Michael Kugelman © Getty Images President Trump’s new Afghanistan strategy has attracted ample criticism, and a major complaint is its lack of new ideas. It’s true that in its focus on ramping up the fight against the Taliban, redoubling support for the Afghan government and getting Pakistan to eliminate Taliban sanctuaries on its soil,


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