By Muhammad Amir Rana - Afghan security forces have launched a series of small-scale operations against terrorists in its eastern province, Kunner, which has become a strong base for Al-Qaeda and Pakistani terrorist groups.
By Faisal Raza Khan - South Asian Association for Regional Corporation (SAARC) is an identity of 1.7 billion people living in extreme poverty, damaged economy, threat of climate change, water scarcity, food insecurity, terrorism
By Rahimullah Yusufzai - After 13 long years, Afghanistan got a new president in place of Hamid Karzai on September 29 as the first peaceful transfer of power in more than 100 years took place in the conflict-ridden
By Murataza Meraj - Before June 14, the runoff election day, Abdullah Abdullah - the front runner in the first round of the presidential elections in Afghanistan - looked more confident than his rival, Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai. Abdullah believed he would
By D. Suba Chandran – Change of guard Will India-Pakistan relations improve under the new BJP government, with Narendra Modi becoming the Prime Minister with a majority in the Indian Parliament? Will he follow the Vajpayee way in taking certain bold measures and repair the relations that remain strained since the terrorist attacks on Mumbai […]
By Rahimullah Yusufzai I dream I am the president when I awake, I am the beggar of the world – Pashto couplet This couplet or landay as it is known in Pashto, best describes the beleaguered status of the President of Afghanistan. This is how many Afghans viewed President Hamid Karzai who ruled them for […]
By Rasul Bakhsh Rais - India has rightly earned a name for regularly conducting its elections even in some of the worst social, cultural and economic conditions that according to many sceptics are not right for democracy.The Indian
Lt.-Gen (R) Talat Masood : All for stability of Afghanistan Gen. (Retd) Stanley McChrystal recently in an interview to the BBC referring to Afghanistan said, as the Taliban did not have the strength to take over all of Afghanistan “the greatest danger facing the country was the possibility of different groups vying for control which […]