Tag Archives: Lashkar-e-Taiba

Afghan Peace Process Hostage to Haqqanis?

Regardless of what Afghan leaders say the India-factor remains imposing in Kabul’s governance and security structures. It drives apprehensions — however misplaced — in Islamabad. Alleviating those apprehensions in a credible way would probably be the key to turn a leaf in Pak-Afghan relations.

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Pakistan-India Intelligence Cooperation: A Game Changer?

The exchange of information between the Indian and Pakistani national security advisers begs a major question; if this can happen, why cant it happen between the two in Afghanistan? Can such an interaction translate into a game changer for all the three countries?

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US-Iran N. Deal a Game Changer for the Region?

The US-Iran deal opens new possibilities for the nuclear-armed India and Pakistan. If US and Iran can bury the acrimonious past, why cant Islamabad and New Delhi chart the same way when it comes to weapons of mass destruction.

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US Needs New Strategy to Combat Terrorism: Study

Since 2010, there has been a 58 percent increase in the number of jihadist groups, a doubling of jihadist fighters and a tripling of attacks by al Qa'ida affiliates. The most significant threat to the U.S., a new study concludes, comes from terrorist groups operating in Yemen, Syria, Afghanistan and Pakistan.

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