Tag Archives: Pakistan-Afghanistan relations

Pakistan: Confronting Afghanistan’s Looming Food Crisis

The international community that has for years invested in soldiers, weapons and explosives sent into Afghanistan should now ready itself to send wheat, meat and other food items.

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Ghani’s Diatribe on Pakistan: New Round of Dirty Geo-Politics?

It seems, President Ghani refuses to stop singling out Pakistan for his country’s ills. And as if to respond to the apparent brinkmanship by Ghani, President Trump spoke with the Taliban chief Mulla Ghani for 35 minutes over phone.

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How Pakistan is Failing to Mend its Trade Relations with Afghanistan

After nearly four decades, Pakistani state institutions have miserably failed in providing a decent, mutually beneficial framework for the Afghan refugees and the children born to them.

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Ghani’s Pakistan Visit: Anchored in Rare Realism?

Afghan President Ghani’s decision to break through the walls of rancor and suspicion is an extremely welcome step. It will hopefully reset the relationship to the benefit of Pakistan and Afghanistan.

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Mending Relations with Afghanistan: Is Pakistan Listening?

Most vibes – as far as Pakistan is concerned – are positive and offer fresh opportunities to repair and enhance relations with Kabul.

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Afghan Peace Challenge

The year 2018 may further complicate the already tense relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan, fears one analyst.

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Yet Another Round of Optimism in Pak-Afghan Relations

Whether Afghanistan’s present internal political polarization and external factors will permit any forward movement in its tricky relations with Pakistan is a huge question mark.

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Pakistan Needs Whole-of-government Approach

Beijing has literally pulled Pakistan out of a generally hostile international environment through the CPEC.

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Keeping Politics Out of Business

Following into China’s footsteps, Pakistan too can chart a new path that keeps it connected with all the countries of the region, including Afghanistan even in worst political times. Kabul’s ruling elites, too, have to carefully weigh as to what security costs their narrative on Pakistan will entail in a situation marked by huge shades of grays of geo-politics.

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