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India, Pakistan, Afghanistan: The new great game

August 11, 2019 10:56 am

The US, eager to pull out of Afghanistan, is rushing a deal with the Taliban; Pak is basking in its place on the talks table; and India is wary of what is to follow. As the ripples of India’s decision to strip J&K of its special status are felt, Nirupama Subramanian on the geopolitics shaping the region and its policies.

Taliban warns Afghanistan will become 'graveyard' for US

August 22, 2017 12:18 pm

"He is just wasting American soldiers. We know how to defend our country. It will not change anything. For generations we have fought this war, we are not scared, we are fresh and we will continue this war until our last breath," a senior Taliban commander said.

President Donald Trump to address nation on new US Afghan policy

August 21, 2017 7:37 am

While Barack Obama's Afghan policy focused primarily on Afghanistan and Pakistan, the Trump Administration during its policy review looked into possibilities of role and responsibilities of India. The much-awaited policy announcement comes eight months after he became the US President.

As Ashraf Ghani negotiates with Taliban, challenge looms for India

May 18, 2015 12:39 am

The deal, thus, could potentially open the road to civil war, or something resembling it.

Taliban welcome Afghan peace efforts after Qatar talks

May 04, 2015 5:51 pm

The statement said that "for the happiness of the nation" the group welcomes the efforts of anyone in bringing peace to Afghanistan."

Taliban announce 'spring offensive', vow attacks across the country from April 24

April 22, 2015 1:29 pm

It will be the first fighting season in which Afghan security forces will battle the insurgents without the full support of NATO.

Taliban kill 7 Afghan policemen at checkpoint

December 21, 2014 1:31 pm

Police operational chief of Jawzjan province says that along with the seven killed, five other policemen were wounded in the attack.

More than 60 workers clearing mines kidnapped in Afghanistan's Herat province

January 21, 2014 9:13 pm

The emerging situation resulting from the downgrading of security is a worrying sign for the traditionally rich and stable province of Herat.

Afghan govt tried to work with TTP to take revenge on Pak army

October 29, 2013 8:35 pm

US Special Forces had raided an Afghan convoy ushering a Pak Taliban militant for secret talks.

Taliban are modernising,says former anti-vice enforcer

February 03, 2012 4:44 pm

Fears of a Taliban return rise as NATO allies prepare to withdraw their troops from Afghanistan.