Tag Archives: Afghanistan

Open Letter to President Donald Trump: Don’t Heed Vested Interest

The July 22 meeting offers an historic opportunity to both of you to seize for the larger collective benefit of people in the US, Afghanistan and Pakistan. 

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As Flood Risks Increase Across the US, It’s Time to Recognize the Limits of Levees

Today Kansas City and many other U.S. river towns are fortified behind levees and floodwalls, but faith in the idea of engineered flood control is starting to erode.

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Are Hopes of Peace Reviving for Afghanistan?

The developing situation on lasting peace in Afghanistan augurs well for the region as the Afghan quagmire has continued for too long. All stakeholders must now cash on this available window of opportunity; if nations do not cooperate and work together, it is the people who suffer.

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Falsification and Perjury

If liars and cheaters are exempted by the law and the society what kind of example is given to the rest of Pakistan especially to the younger generation, asks defense analyst Sehgal while referring to the so-called video scandal.

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Erdoğan’s Control Over Turkey is Ending – What Comes Next?

The aura of Erdoğan’s invincibility seems to be dissipating and Turkey appears to be nearing the day that the transfer of power is viewed as a normal and nonexceptional part of political life.

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Reform of Libya’s Security Sector Must Not Fail Again

Regardless of who wins the fight for Tripoli, the power of armed groups over government is being entrenched. It is necessary to ensure that Libya’s security sector is tailored to the needs of Libyans and can operate effectively in the post-conflict environment.

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View from India: A Pre-election Strike on Iran?

Why a purportedly ‘limited’ attack by the U.S. is likely — and worrying.

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Why is China So Deferential to Pakistan?

In the China-Pakistan context, China has scrupulously abided by the principles of non-intervention and non-interference in our internal affairs. Both countries share the vision for a just, peaceful and prosperous world, writes Pakistan's former foreign secretary.

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Pakistan: Bringing Thieves to Justice

Pakistan's current accountability drive is necessary not only to put its economy on a healthier track and try to bring stolen money back but also to punish corruption and the corrupt and bring back justice into society.

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Eight Ways to Halt a Global Food Crisis

If we are to avoid a global food crises, we need to re-imagine where our food comes from and move, at least in part, towards more seasonal diets with a lower use of land and a serious reduction in global trade – especially for fruits, vegetables, and protein.

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