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The West Co-opts the Taliban

The series — Reflections on Events in Afghanistan-40— points out how the recent three-day conclave in Oslo between a crore group of western diplomats and Taliban officials marks a new phase in current Kabul politics. By M.K. Bhadrakumar* The three-day...
Hi-tech weapons left in Afghanistan by US Army turn up in Kashmir as militants flaunt them in video
January 20, 2022

Hi-tech weapons left in Afghanistan by US Army turn up in Kashmir as militants flaunt them in video

Photo-YouTube The retreat of US-led NATO forces from Afghanistan at an unprecedented pace saw a massive haul of sophisticated weaponry...
Why the Taliban’s biggest headache is the political elite of Pakistan
January 5, 2022

Why the Taliban’s biggest headache is the political elite of Pakistan

By M.K. Bhadrakumar* Reports of the recent period are indicative of tensions between the Taliban forces and the Pakistani military...
Afghanistan tackles the Islamic State
October 13, 2021

Afghanistan tackles the Islamic State

Photo-Wikipedia By Vijay Prasad* On October 8, a terrible blast struck the worshippers attending Friday noon prayers at the Gozar-e-Sayed...
Taliban capture four Indian helicopters
August 24, 2021

Taliban capture four Indian helicopters

Taliban fighters with Indian helicopter. Photo- Twitter By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 24 August 2021: Before the fall of Kabul...
Taliban conduct judgement based on past actions, say academics
August 23, 2021

Taliban conduct judgement based on past actions, say academics

By Neeraj Nanda MELBOURNE, 23 August 2021: The astonishing Taliban 2.0 takeover in Kabul on 15 August 2021, is being...
MUSINGS: Afghanistan in my album and later…
August 22, 2021

MUSINGS: Afghanistan in my album and later…

Afghanistan stamps in my album. By Neeraj Nanda MELBOURNE, 22 August 2021: Afghanistan is making news for reasons we all...
NEWS ANALYSIS: Afghanistan back to square one
August 13, 2021

NEWS ANALYSIS: Afghanistan back to square one

By Neeraj Nanda* MELBOURNE, 13 August 2021: The security situation in Afghanistan is rapidly deteriorating amid the capture of provincial...
Heela Najibullah: ‘The US treated Afghanistan as a project’
August 6, 2021

Heela Najibullah: ‘The US treated Afghanistan as a project’

In an interview with DW, the daughter of the former Afghan president and socialist leader Mohammad Najibullah criticized the US...
NEWS FOCUS: Has India abandoned Afghanistan?
June 29, 2021

NEWS FOCUS: Has India abandoned Afghanistan?

India’s PM Narendra Modi and President of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, in New Delhi, 2018. Photo: PIB By SAT News...
Withdrawal of US troops could spell disaster for Afghanistan
June 3, 2020

Withdrawal of US troops could spell disaster for Afghanistan

US troops provide important protection for Afghans against insurgents in the war that started with 9/11 nearly 19 years ago,...
BOOK REVIEW- Afghanistan: A country that refuses to be tamed
April 7, 2020

BOOK REVIEW- Afghanistan: A country that refuses to be tamed

RETURN OF A KING – AN INDIAN ARMY IN AFGHANISTAN; William Dalrymple; Bloomsbury 2014; 567 pp, Rupees 499. By Neeraj...

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Why the Taliban’s biggest headache is the political elite of Pakistan

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NEWS ANALYSIS: Afghanistan back to square one

NEWS ANALYSIS: Afghanistan back to square one

Hi-tech weapons left in Afghanistan by US Army turn up in Kashmir as militants flaunt them in video

Hi-tech weapons left in Afghanistan by US Army turn up in Kashmir as militants flaunt them in video

Afghanistan tackles the Islamic State

Afghanistan tackles the Islamic State

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