Davood Moradian is founder and director-general, Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies.
As Kabul begins to look Stalingrad in the Second World War, it's not clear whether the international coalition of democracies has the will and determination to take on the Islamo-fascists
Russia must rejoin the West to build a stable Afghanistan
Delhi and Kabul have failed to translate their enormous mutual trust into an effective strategic partnership.
Writer-scholar Rana Safvi says it is imperative for Delhi to hold on to its cosmopolitan culture. Her latest book "The Forgotten Cities of Delhi" emerges at a time when there is a brazen attempt to re-write Indian history with demonisation of the Mughals.