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  • Pakistan now in US crosshairs

    Pakistan now in US crosshairs

    Donald Trump’s latest tirade against Pakistan, holding it solely responsible for the failure in Afghanistan, has rattled the country. The past fortnight has witnessed statements emanating from the Pakistan army chief, their national security council and even the senate, criticizing the US. Pakistan has been in a state of denial, using every forum and media, …

    September 5, 2017
  • A war waged in perpetuity

    A war waged in perpetuity

    Top American military commander General Nicholson’s call for the deployment of more Nato troops to Afghanistan has come with an eerie sense of déjà vu: the continuation of the longest war in US history. While testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee, Nicholson characterised the conflict as a stalemate. In straightforward language, his statement amounts …

    March 23, 2017
  • A war waged in perpetuity

    A war waged in perpetuity

    Top American military commander General Nicholson’s call for the deployment of more Nato troops to Afghanistan has come with an eerie sense of déjà vu: the continuation of the longest war in US history. While testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee, Nicholson characterised the conflict as a stalemate. In straightforward language, his statement amounts …

    March 23, 2017