Tag Archives: Afghan peace

Which Middle Eastern Regional Power Will Win Afghanistan?

As the US prepares to withdraw from Afghanistan, the regional powers of the Middle East will have a chance to expand their spheres of influence to the war-torn country. Iran, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates will soon take their competition to the next level.

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Podcast: Did India’s Exclusion Contributed to Afghan Peace Talks?

One of Pakistan's leading analysts attributes progress in US-Taliban peace to the exclusion of India from the process.

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Pakistan, Afghan Peace and India

Bad relations between Afghanistan and Pakistan over the Durand Line have been used by India to keep a viable threat of a possible second front against Pakistan as a counter to the indigenous uprising in Kashmir, says Ikram Sehgal.

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Critical Year Ahead for Afghanistan

In under four weeks’ time (5 April) Afghanistan’s 12 million voters will get the chance to elect one of 11 candidates to replace President Hamid Karzai, in what observers hope will be the country’s first ever peaceful and democratic handover of power.   It will be one of the biggest challenges in a vital year of transition for the country, …

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